An Open Letter to J Street: Let’s Talk!

Posted April 11, 2014, 12:00 am by & filed under Articles, Beyond Zionism.

Itas time to bite the bullet. We of the critical (non/anti/post-Zionist) Israeli peace camp understand why a liberal Zionist organization like J Street could never consider, let alone accept, the end of the two-state solution. You say it yourselves: the end of the two-state solution is the end of Israel as a Jewish state; it… Read more »

Israeli officials often say: “We never finished 1948″….

Posted , 12:00 am by & filed under Analysis, Articles.

….That doesn’t mean they have given up trying. Thus ends Jeff Halper’s latest analysis of the virulent rate and spread of home demolitions within East Jerusalem, in the West Bank and displacement of Bedouins and others in the Jordan valley since 1967. In his latest analysis, “Demolishing homes, demolishing peace”, Halper, a Professor of Anthropology,… Read more »

Stop the demolitions in Jerusalem area and announcements of more settlement expansion

Posted December 9, 2013, 12:00 am by & filed under Articles, Settlements.

Demolitions and building of new settlement units are going ahead without pause, despite some unusually strong words from USA’s John Kerry warning Israel about the unacceptability of more settlement construction in the occupied West Bank, as he endeavours to create conditions to enable resumption of Palestinian-Israeli talks (about talks!) which can get somewhere past “Go!”…. Read more »

Another attack on the Jaber family by Israeli settlers

Posted July 17, 2013, 12:00 am by & filed under News, Settlements.

ICAHD is launching a campaign to help protect the Atta Jaber family following a series of threats and attacks that began on 6 June. Since that date either the Israeli civil administration or aggressive settlers from the Kiryat Arba settlement near Hebron have invaded their property in al-Baqaa on an almost weekly basis. The latest… Read more »

Young People from across the globe rebuild Beit Arabiya for the 6th time

Posted July 6, 2013, 12:00 am by & filed under News, Rebuilding Demolished Homes.

ICAHD UK send our warmest congratulations on the 6th rebuilding of Beit Arabiya to Salim and Arabiya Shawamreh (Beit Arabiya is their family home), to Jeff Halper and everyone else at ICAHD; and we send particular thanks and congratulations to 85 young people brought together from around the world for a Global Youth Festival by… Read more »

A Report of the ICAHD UK Conference

Posted April 12, 2013, 12:00 am by & filed under Articles, UK Specific.

Just under a hundred people attended the ICAHD UK conference, In the Name of Justice, on 23 March. People came from many parts of England and there was representation from Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland (including the Orkneys). We were also delighted to welcome ICAHD supporters from Germany. Speakers included Clare Short, Secretary of State… Read more »

IS THE TWO-STATE SOLUTION DEAD?

Posted April 11, 2013, 9:30 am by & filed under News.

IS THE TWO-STATE SOLUTION DEAD?   Jeff Halper     The Palestinians should first make peace with Israel and then get their state.                 — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the UN, Sept. 23, 2011     Let’s say it clearly and categorically: the two-state solution is dead. If the possibility ever genuinely existed –… Read more »

Roots of Resistance: We All Have a Responsibility to Turn Resistance into Liberation

Posted December 19, 2012, 12:00 am by & filed under Analysis, Archive, Articles.

In the article below, published yesterday on Mondoweiss website, Jeff Halper, co-founder and Director of ICAHD, outlines how in the First Intifada the Palestinians showed the world the oppression they were living under at Israeli hands; and now, he says, to build on that legacy, it is us, the powerful populations of the North, who… Read more »