Ireland Palestine Solidarity Campaign
التضامن الإيرلندي الفلسطيني

Jewish Voice for Just Peace Ireland

‘Jewish community in Derry & Strabane absolutely delighted our Council supports BDS’

We carry below a statement we were sent via our colleagues in Jewish Voice for a Just Peace – Ireland, regarding comments made my Northern Ireland First Minister Arlene Foster and Gary Middleton MLA concerning the historic decision by Derry City and Strabane District Council to support the Palestinian-led Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement aimed at pressuring Israel into ending its occupation of Palestine and fulfilling its obligations under international law. We agree with JVJPI that seeking to essentialise Jewish thought, experience and action into something that is inherently not just associated with, but homogeneously supportive of, the state … Continue reading

Irish Jewish group calls for a boycott of the Israeli Feis

In a statement issued this afternoon, Jewish Voice for Just Peace (Ireland) has called on Irish dancers and musicians, and the Irish Dancing Commission to observe the Palestinian call for a cultural boycott of Israel until it complies with international law by boycotting the Israeli Feis due to take place in Tel Aviv on August 15th. Noting that they are “part of a long historical Jewish tradition of fighting oppression and standing up for peace and justice for all” the group says that the “Israeli state has made it clear that it regards cultural events like this one as propaganda tools. … Continue reading