An Israeli in Gaza – an Interview with Jeff Halper

Posted December 11, 2008, 12:00 am by & filed under Articles, Personal Experiences.

In this comprehensive interview by Frank Barat, Jeff Halper talks of his motivations for being the only Israeli Jew to join the first blockade-busting voyage from Cyprus to Gaza by two boats of the Free Gaza Movement. He describes his time in Gaza and his subsequent arrest by the Israeli authorities as he crossed the… Read more »

Jeff Halper Awarded Human Rights Prize

Posted December 3, 2008, 12:00 am by & filed under ICAHD in the News, News.

Jeff Halper, Director of ICAHD, will be awarded jointly the Kant World Citizen Prize 2009 with Brazilian Bishop Dom Luiz Cappio by the Freiburg Kant Foundation. The Foundation honours the prize winners of 2009 for their icourageous commitment to human rights and the human dignity of politically and socially marginalized population groups.i The main purpose… Read more »

Jeff Halper Released After Court Hearing

Posted August 28, 2008, 12:00 am by & filed under ICAHD in the News, News.

We are pleased to announce that after spending Tuesday night, 26th August, in Shikme Prison, Prof Jeff Halper, Director of the Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions (ICAHD), was released this afternoon following his appearance in an Ashkelon court. Jeff will be holding a press conference at 4 pm on Thursday, 28th August, at the American… Read more »

Jeff Halper Held in Ashkelon Prison

Posted August 26, 2008, 12:00 am by & filed under ICAHD in the News, News.

Prof Jeff Halper, Director of ICAHD, is spending Tuesday evening, 26 August, in jail. After being part of the group of international peace activists that sailed from Cyprus to Gaza as part of the Free Gaza campaign to break the seige, Jeff was arrested when attempting to enter Israel through the Erez Crossing. Inititally it… Read more »

A Report on Jeff Halper’s London Book Launch

Posted May 31, 2008, 12:00 am by & filed under Articles, Opinion.

This Thursday was the official launch of Jeff Halper’s new book, “An Israeli in Palestine”, at a public event in Hampstead. Extra chairs had to be put out for the numbers of people who came to listen to Jeff in conversation with Jacqueline Rose, Professor of English Literature at Queen Mary College, University of London…. Read more »

AN ISRAELI JEW IN GAZA: A STATEMENT BY JEFF HALPER

Posted May 8, 2008, 12:00 am by & filed under Analysis, Articles.

In another few days, I will sail on one of the Free Gaza movement boats from Cyprus to Gaza. The mission is to break the Israeli siege, an absolutely illegal siege which has plunged a million and a half Palestinians into wretched conditions: imprisoned in their own homes, exposed to extreme military violence, deprived of… Read more »

Report on Jeff Halper’s Visit to London

Posted January 7, 2007, 12:00 am by & filed under News, UK Specific.

During the last week of June, Jeff Halper, Director of the Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions, visited London. While in the UK, he met with Parliamentarians from all the major parties, journalists, representatives from NGOs, people from the world of business as well as from the arts and ICAHD UK supporters. A special briefing for… Read more »

Jeff Halper nominated for Nobel Peace Prize 2006

Posted April 15, 2006, 12:00 am by & filed under News, UK Specific.

Read here about Jeff’s nomination for this most prestigious prize alongside the Palestinian Ghassan Andoni, co-founder of ISM Jeff Halper, founder and Coordinator of ICAHD, is a widely respected analyst of the Israel/Palestine situation as well as a leading Jewish activist.

Halper interviewed by Russian TV as Israel announces settlement expansion in East Jerusalem

Posted October 1, 2011, 12:00 am by & filed under Analysis, Articles.

While Mahmoud Abbas has demanded Palestine statehood at the UN, Israel has acted with its usual confident impunity by announcing 1,100 more housing units in East Jerusalem, in defiance of Palestinian conditions to hte Qurtet for resuming peace talks. Chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat said the Israeli decision amounted to “1,100 _nosa to the resumption… Read more »

Halper Replies to Attack by Government Spokesman Regev

Posted September 3, 2009, 12:00 am by & filed under ICAHD in the News, News.

The Jerusalem Post reported recently on the angry reaction of Mark Regev, prime minister Netanyahu’s spokesman, to the Spanish government’s funding of the ICAHD summer rebuilding camp this year, which was completed last month (see ICAHD website for volunteers’ reports. 42 young Spaniards joined the camp. Regev denounced the Spanish involvement, and accused Jeff Halper,… Read more »