European Jews for a Just Peace welcomes the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) ruling that people have the right to campaign for boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) against Israel. The BDS movement advocates boycott of Israeli goods, divestment from Israeli companies and companies that trade with Israel, and government… Read More »Press Release: European Court of Human Rights Deals Major Blow to Israel’s War on BDS
EU Coordinator on Combating Antisemitism Attended Conference with Racist Israeli Minister Gilad Erdan
Five member groups of European Jews for a Just Peace and Free Speech on Israel, signed a public letter to Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, and Commissioner Vera Jourova, asking that Ms. Katharina von Schnurbein be prevented from attending the meeting. Our reason was that Minister Erdan is a well-known ultra-rightist.… Read More »EU Coordinator on Combating Antisemitism Attended Conference with Racist Israeli Minister Gilad Erdan
As Jewish European organizations committed to the elimination of anti-Semitism, xenophobia, Islamophobia and all other forms of racism, we would like to voice our deepest concern regarding the organization of a conference in Brussels (6-7 November 2018), backed by the Israeli government, aiming to label legitimate criticism and protest against… Read More »Statement by Jewish European Organizations on the Definition and Elimination of Antisemitism
June 30,, 2015 On June 29th, the Israeli navy assaulted the Swedish boat “Marianne” in international waters, seizing its crew of human-rights activists and its cargo of humanitarian supplies in what can only be called an act of piracy. The passengers were dragged against their will to the city of… Read More »EJJP statement on the third Freedom Flotilla to Gaza
December 12, 2014 Palestine is living through terrible times. It is fragmented, and every part suffers daily aggression. The war against Gaza in the summer of 2014 reduced much of this overpopulated enclave to ruins: 2200 deaths (mainly civilians), massive destruction, tens of thousands of homeless refugees . The inhuman… Read More »EJJP statement on recognition of Palestine and ending the Israeli occupation.
January 31, 2010 On December 27th, 2008, Israel launched an invasion of the already blockadedand hungry Gaza Strip. The operation Cast Lead, which ended on January 18th,2009, caused massive destruction and a massacre of 1.400 people, 313 of whomwere children.In its aftermath, the UN Human Rights Council rightly commissioned JudgeRichard… Read More »Jewish Appeal to the Security Council to endorse the Goldstone report
November 8, 2007 As Jewish members of European civil society and peace activists, European Jews for a Just Peace (EJJP) profoundly condemn the ongoing collective punishment by the Israeli government of the Palestinian people in the Gaza Strip. These actions are not only in complete contravention of the Geneva Convention… Read More »Collective punishment of Gaza population must end!
June 3 and 4, 2007 EJJP calls for a bold European initiative for a just peace in the Middle East Executive summary of the Resolution adopted by the 5th Annual Convention ofEuropean Jews for a Just Peace, Berlin, 1 – 3 June 2007 We are meeting in Berlin on the… Read More »closing resolution and press conference: 5th annual EJJP conference, Berlin
June 1, 2007 “40 Years are enough! EJJP urges the Quartet member EU to launch an uncompromising initiative to end the Israeli occupation. Now!” Discussed by Dror Feiler, Rolf Verleger (Initiator of the Berlin Declaration Shalom 5767), Richard Kuper, Hajo Mayer, Judith Bernstein.
April 5, 2007 Read by our friend Jean-Guy Greilsamer of our affiliated group, Union JuiveFrançaise pour la Paix (France).On behalf of the European Jews for a Just Peace it is my pleasure to convey amessage to the Second Annual Bil’in International Conference.Dear friends,Last year, on the occasion of the International… Read More »EJJP statement read at the second annual Bil’in international conference
February 27, 2007 On behalf of the Executive Committee of EJJP the following statement was made by its Chairman, Dror Feiler: “The EJJP is a federation of 14 Jewish peace organisations from different European countries which agreed at the founding meeting in Amsterdam 2002 that the only way out of the… Read More »Presentation by European Jews for a Just Peace at the European Parliament
January 25, 2007 Israel, the United States of America and the European Union bear the responsibility! On 25 January 2006 free and democratic elections were held to choose a new PalestinianLegislative Council (PLC), which received universal praise for the exemplary way in which they wereconducted. The outcome was that Hamas… Read More »One year’s denial of democracy in Palestine
June 12, 2006 The massacre on the beach of Gaza on Friday, 9 June, of 7 innocent civilians, including children, women and old people, all members of the same family, and causing injuries to dozens of others, is yet another of the long list of crimes against humanity which have… Read More »PRESS RELEASE: massacre on Gaza beach
June 7, 2006 Who values the verdict of an Israeli judge?On Tuesday 23rd May two families of Israeli “settlers” illegally entered apartments in the West Banksettlement of Upper Modi’in. When we say “illegal” we are not making a political judgment, butfollowing the assessment of the Israeli Supreme Court which has… Read More »Democracy and the rule of law? Not in Israel today
April 25, 2006 Against the Oppression and Starvation of the Palestinian PeopleInternational Outcry of Jewish OrganizationsIn defence of human rights and humanitarian law Prevent Israel’s policy of destruction, oppression and collective punishment of the people inthe Occupied Palestinian Territories.• Prevent the government of your country from being complicit in crimes… Read More »Urgent Call for Action