December 5, 2005 letter to be sent by member groups to the French Ambassador in their countries Dear [ambassador’s name] I am writing to seek an early meeting with you to discuss the construction of a light rail passenger transit system between Jerusalem and the settlement of Pisgat Ze’ev in… Read More »Lobbying against the Jerusalem Light Railway
December 8, 2005 President Manuel Barroso European Union 200 Rue de la Loi B1049 Brussels Belgium Dear President Barroso I am writing to bring to your attention how disappointed we were concerning the decision of the EU to delay taking action after receiving the recent report , compiled by the… Read More »Letter to Commission President Barroso: report compiled by the UK’s Jerusalem consulate
November 28, 2005 World leaders and their media sycophants have greeted Sharon’s disengagement from Gazawith almost audible and distasteful sighs of relief. It is as if Sharon has provided them with asalve for their guilty consciences, smarting from the discomfort of the ICJ ruling against theSeparation Barrier and the refusal… Read More »In the shadow of disengagement
October19, 2005 Refuse to support the Israeli occupation! In defence of international law and human rights:boycott, divestment and sanctions against the occupation.At its meeting in London in September 2005 the EJJP decided to add to its declaration of aimsthe following clauses:a. EJJP supports non violent action aimed at ending the… Read More »EJJP 2005 Annual Plenary Session.
EJJP letter to the European Union Monitoring Commission about the ‘Working Definition of Antisemitism’
October 13, 2005 At its conference in London in September 2005, European Jews for a Just Peace, a federation of Jewish peace organisation in ten European countries, noted that the EUMC had produced a highly problematic ‘Working Definition of Antisemitism’. We have two comments, on process and on content: On… Read More »EJJP letter to the European Union Monitoring Commission about the ‘Working Definition of Antisemitism’
October 3, 2005 European Jews for a Just Peace Jewish New Year 5766 It is both tragic and shameful that, on the Eve of Rosh H’Shanah, the Jewish New Year, the beginning of the High Holidays, the period of remembrance, spiritual self-examination, and repentance by Jewish people everywhere, destruction and… Read More »Press Release: Rosh H’Shanah Statement
September 11, 2005 o all appearances every political action against the ongoing Israeli Occupation and its illegal elements has been outmanoeuvred by the occupying power. For thirty-eight years massive land and water confiscation, roadblocks, extrajudicial killings, closures, curfews, and collective punishment have taken place in the Occupied Palestinian Territories, in… Read More »No Other Way – Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions against the Occupation
June 10, 2005 European Jews for a Just Peace, being a part of the international solidarity movement supporting the human and political rights of Israelis and Palestinians alike, calls upon Israeli academics to boycott the continuing presence of the Israeli army on Palestinian territory. We know that many members of… Read More »CALL UPON ISRAELI ACADEMICS
April 11, 2005 Dear President Barroso European Jews for a Just Peace (EJJP) welcomes the mission of Mr Leffler to Israel later this month. But we are gravely concerned that the EU will offer Israel economic benefits in exchange for minor humanitarian gestures. Our concerns are twofold: humanitarian “gestures” cannot… Read More »EJJP lobbies Commission President Barroso: do not offer Israel more economic benefits
March 1, 2005 EJJP welcomes the occasion of the “London Meeting on supporting the Palestinian Authority” for the bringing the world’s focus on to the question that is, still, Palestine. The bombing of a nightclub queue in Tel Aviv and the deaths of 11 Palestinians at the hands of the Israeli… Read More »Press release: The Cart before the Horse
January 1, 2005 Delegation Members: Dror Feiler, EJJP Chairman, Sweden Erella Grassiani, EAGJ Board member, Netherlands Dan Judelson, EJJP Executive Committee, UK Jean Claude Meyer, UJFP Board member, France Daniela Vorburger, EJJP Executive Committee, Switzerland Meetings held with: Nawaf Massalha, International Secretary, Histadrut Roman Bronfman, MK (Yahad) Amram Mitzna, MK… Read More »EJJP – Delegation to Israel/Palestinian Occupied Territories, (29th November-8th December 2004)
February 1, 2005 Stealing land from Palestinians is nothing new for the Israeli state. The recent disclosure of a cabinet decision, taken six months ago but hidden as a dirty secret until now, legitimising the theft of Palestinian property in East Jerusalem confirms the view of a senior official at… Read More »Press release: A catastrophic lapse of memory?
August 3, 2004 For two weeks now, the Israeli Defence Force (IDF) has prevented around three thousand Palestinian residents from returning to their homes in the Occupied GazaStrip. By closing the border with Egypt at Rafah, the IDF is forcing children, patients, pregnant women and the elderly to stay at… Read More »Press release – 3000 Palestinians trapped at border by Israeli Army
June 14, 2004 The full text of the founding document of EJJP is as follows: We, representatives of fifteen Jewish peace organisations from eight European countries, gathered together at the conference “Don’t say you didn’t know” in Amsterdam on the 19 and 20th of September 2002, call upon:A) the Israeli… Read More »Declaration of Amsterdam
June 10, 2004 Dear [candidate/nominee?] for the European Parliament, Today I joined other European citizens and voted [you/your party] for the European Parliament. I am a Jewish [dutch/german/italian] citizen and member of the network European Jews For Just Peace (EJJP) who represents hundreds of concerned people working to help achieving just peace in Israel/Palestine from nine countries around the… Read More »EJJP letter to MEPs – for people in the member groups to send