Arthur Goodman

EJJP lobbies EU High Representative regarding the Israeli army’s attack on the Palestinian NGOs

High Representative/ and Vice President Borrell 24 May 2022 Neil Mac Call, Head of Division (MENA.2), EEAS Dear Dr. Borrell and Mr. Mac Call, During the night of Thursday last week, Israeli occupation forces cracked down on several Palestinian human rights organizations. Soldiers broke into the organizations’ offices, seized materials,… Read More »EJJP lobbies EU High Representative regarding the Israeli army’s attack on the Palestinian NGOs

EJJP, Jewish Voices for Peace (Canada) and Gate 48 write to University of Maastricht in support of Free Palestine Maastricht (FPM)

2 February 2022 To the kind attention of The Board of Deans University of Maastricht We would like to express our concerns about the inflammatory and unfounded allegations made against Free Palestine Maastricht (FPM), a student-led organization at the University of Maastricht. As Jewish and Israeli groups whose work is… Read More »EJJP, Jewish Voices for Peace (Canada) and Gate 48 write to University of Maastricht in support of Free Palestine Maastricht (FPM)

EJJP supports BDS Austria and urges the Mayor of Vienna to desist from its lawsuit

Working with the European Legal Support Centre, EJJP wrote to the Mayor of Vienna to defend BDS Austria against a lawsuit filed by the Municipality. The lawsuit was against a member of BDS Austria for defamation because she covered a municipality notice board with a poster protesting against the municipality’s… Read More »EJJP supports BDS Austria and urges the Mayor of Vienna to desist from its lawsuit

EJJP alerts High Representative Borrell: Israel is again trying to build in E1

24 October 2021 High Representative/Vice President Borrell European Commission Dear Dr. Borrell, The Israeli government is now progressing plans to build 3,400 settlement housing units in the E1 area of the West Bank. The strategic importance of E1 is well known.. If Israel is allowed to proceed, it will bisect… Read More »EJJP alerts High Representative Borrell: Israel is again trying to build in E1

EJJP lobbies Unilever: stop selling Ben & Jerry’s ice cream in the settlements

EJJP has written to Unilever PLC in support of Ben & Jerry’s decision to stop selling is ice cream in the Israeli settlements in the West Bank. On 19 July 2021, Ben & Jerry’s International announced it would stop selling Ben & Jerry’s ice cream in the Israeli settlements in… Read More »EJJP lobbies Unilever: stop selling Ben & Jerry’s ice cream in the settlements

EJJP submission to the European Commission consultation on “strategy on combating antisemitism and fostering Jewish life in the EU”

Introduction EJJP is the only progressive European Jewish umbrella organisation. We represent twelve Jewish groups in seven EU Member States, the UK and Switzerland. We are part of a broader network of progressive Jewish organizations, including some in the United States and Canada. We are in agreement with the need… Read More »EJJP submission to the European Commission consultation on “strategy on combating antisemitism and fostering Jewish life in the EU”

EJJP lobbies EU: demand a ceasefire and warn Israel of consequences if it doesn’t end the occupation

May 14, 2021 Josep Borrell Fontelles High Represenative & Vice President Dear High Representative, We are writing to express our deep concern about the escalating violence between Israel and the Palestinians. As of today, more than 115 Palestinians and seven Israelis have been killed. While the rocket attacks by Hamas… Read More »EJJP lobbies EU: demand a ceasefire and warn Israel of consequences if it doesn’t end the occupation

EJJP urges senior European Union officials not to attend the so-called Global Mayors Summit Against Antisemitism

March 16 2021 European Jews for a Just Peace (EJJP) writes to Director O’flaherty of the European Union’s Fundamental Rights Agency and Vice President Jourova of the European Commission, urging them not to attend the so-called Global Mayors Summit Against Antisemitism. The letter t alerts him to the nature of… Read More »EJJP urges senior European Union officials not to attend the so-called Global Mayors Summit Against Antisemitism

EJJP supports Roman District Mayor in resisting anti-BDS pressure

October 29, 2020 Dear President Francesca Del Bello, We recently learned that you have been the subject of an indefensible smear campaign over the district council’s sponsorship of the Falastin Festival in Rome. We thank you for maintaining your sponsorship despite these attacks. As a network of 11 Jewish groups… Read More »EJJP supports Roman District Mayor in resisting anti-BDS pressure

EJJP alerts High Representative Borrell of new plans to builld in E1

High Representative/Vice President Josep Borrell European Commission Dear Dr. Borrell, I am writing to alert you to the renewed Israeli plans to build large-scale settlement housing in the E1 area of the West Bank. The strategic importance of E1 is well known. If Israel is allowed to proceed, it will… Read More »EJJP alerts High Representative Borrell of new plans to builld in E1

EJJP protests to High Representative Borrell about the planned, open webinar discussion between Vice-President Margaritis Schinas and the head of the American Jewish Committee

June 29, 2020 High Representative/Vice President Borrell European Commission Dear Dr. Borrell, We are writing to express our grave concern about the open webinar discussion between Margaritis Schinas and David Harris, Chief Executive Officer of the American Jewish Committee, scheduled to take place at 16:00 today. We only learned about… Read More »EJJP protests to High Representative Borrell about the planned, open webinar discussion between Vice-President Margaritis Schinas and the head of the American Jewish Committee

EJJP informs High Representative Borrell and other officials of the European Court of Human Rights ruling that BDS is legal

June 16, 2020 Dear Vice President Borrell, Vice President Schinas, Commissioner Reynders, Ms. Saastamoinen, and Ms. Kanellopoulou, Please find enclosed our press release on the European Court of Human Rights ruling that BDS is legal, and our lead Op Ed from the EU Observer of 12 June. In view of… Read More »EJJP informs High Representative Borrell and other officials of the European Court of Human Rights ruling that BDS is legal

EJJP thanks High Representative Borrell for his strong statement against Donald Trump’s vicious ill-advised, so-called peace plan

February 18, 2020 Josep Borrell Fontelles High Representative and Vice President European Union Dear High Representative Borrell, We are writing to support the strong statement you made on February 4th, criticising Donald Trump’s so-called Peace and Prosperity Plan. We know from press reports that a few countries, including the Czech… Read More »EJJP thanks High Representative Borrell for his strong statement against Donald Trump’s vicious ill-advised, so-called peace plan