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Writers for Justice in Palestine - Literary Celebration

When: Wednesday, November 4, 2015, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Where: Hope Central Church • 85 Seaverns Ave • Jamaica Plain

(Not wheelchair accessible)

The event will feature Susan Abulhawa (author, The Blue Between Sky and Water, September 2015), Ru Freeman (editor, Extraordinary Rendition: (American) Writers on Palestine, October 2015) and Michael Patrick MacDonald (author of All Souls: A Family Story From Southie).

In addition, Claire Messud, Fanny Howe, Askold Melnyczuk, Alice Rothchild and Aurora Levins Morales will read from their work on Israel/Palestine.

Tickets: $20 at the door; $18 advance (online) $10 student and low-income Cash or check only at the door

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Emergency Demonstration to Protest Brutal Israeli Occupation of Palestine

When: Tuesday, October 13, 2015, 4:00 pm to 8:55 pm
Where: Israeli Consulate • 29 Park Plaza • Boston
With the death toll rising in the West Bank and Gaza the Boston Coalition for Palestinian Rights is asking you to respond to an emergency call from the Palestine Popular Committees for DEMONSTRATIONS on Tuesday October 13 to protest the brutal Israeli occupation.  
When:   Tuesday October 13, 4 - 5 PM
Where:  Outside the Israeli Consulate, 20 Park Plaza (near Arlington Street Station)
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A New Day? Organizing to Change US Policy on Israel and Palestine

When: Saturday, November 14, 2015, 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Where: Harvard University - William James Hall • 33 Kirkland St • Cambridge

Rami Khouri, MJ Rosenberg, and Nadia Ben-YoussefA Half-Day Conference

Confirmed Speakers

Rami Khouri, a Palestinian-Jordanian and a U.S. citizen, is attached to Middle East research centers in Beirut and Cambridge, Mass., and is editor at large of the Beirut-based Daily Star.

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Our Destiny is to Resist: An evening with Palestinian human rights activist Bassem Tamimi

When: Wednesday, October 7, 2015, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Where: Friends Meeting at Cambridge • 5 Longfellow Park • Cambridge

Bassem Tamimi is a renowned Palestinian human rights activist from the West Bank village of Nabi Saleh, where, for the past 6 years, residents have opposed Israel’s illegal settlement construction and military occupation with weekly non-violent protests. Tamimi has been detained over a dozen times, at one point spending 3 years in an Israeli jail without charges or trial.

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Palestinian Villages: Erased from Space and Consciousness

When: Thursday, October 22, 2015, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Where: 3 Church Street • Harvard Square • Cambridge

Join Israeli Author Noga Kadman for a book talk:

Erased from Space and Consciousness: Israel and the Depopulated Palestinian Villages of 1948

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Voices Across the Divide - Alice Rothchild award-winning film

When: Friday, September 18, 2015, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Where: First Parish Church Unitarian-Universalist • 75 Great Road • Bedford

Alice Rothchild ​p​resents her award winning film "Voices Across the Divide" at First Parish Church Unitarian Universalist on the Common, 75 Great Road, Bedford, MA.  September 18, 2015, 7:00 pm.  Dr. Rothchild is a Jewish/American, Boston-based obstetrician-gynecologist , author, and filmmaker.  She co-founded and co-chairs America Jews for a Just Peace Boston, co-organizes the AJJP Health and Human Rights Project, and is on the coordinating committee of Jewish Voice for Peace, Boston.   ​ “Voices Across the Divide,” winner of the 2013 Audience Award at the Boston Palestine Film Festival will be followed by a Q & A.

Dr. ​Rothchild shares her own journey as an American Jew learning about invisible narratives while exploring the history of the Israel/Palestine conflict as told through the family stories of Palestinians now living in the US.​  She has traveled to the region annually since 2004, lectures and writes extensively, and recently traveled to Gaza.
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Boston says No to RE/MAX

Monday con­ven­tion­eers going to the Re/Max conference here in Boston saw 30 to 40 protesters saying NO OPEN HOUSES ON STOLEN LAND.  
Peace activist groups gathered at Hynes Convention Center to protest RE/MAX's operations in occupied Palestinian Land.  Re/Max International and Re/Max Israel sell settlement homes that are built on stolen Palestinian land.  These settlements are in direct violation of international law.  Re/Max Israel and Re/Max International profit from the continuing land theft from and dispossession of Palestinians.
Boston protesters say NO - No to Re/Max illegal operations.  
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Eyewitness in Gaza: From Devastation to Resilience with Dr. Alice Rothchild

When: Thursday, August 13, 2015, 12:00 pm to 1:15 pm
Where: Grassroots International • 179 Boylston Street, 4th floor • Boston
Join Grassroots International for a brown bag lunch with Dr. Alice Rothchild, a leading advocate for Palestinian human rights. Dr. Rothchild traveled to Gaza with a delegation organized by the Washington Physicians for Social Responsibility. Please RSVP by emailing:
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Padraig O'Malley - The Two State Delusion: Israel and Palestine - A Tale of Two Narratives

When: Wednesday, August 5, 2015, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Where: Brookline Booksmith • 279 Harvard St • Coolidge Corner • Brookline

Disputes over settlements, the right of return, the rise of Hamas, recognition of Israel as a Jewish state, and other intractable issues have repeatedly derailed peace negotiations between Israel and Palestine.

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NO to RE/MAX: Stop Selling Houses on Stolen Land

When: Monday, August 10, 2015, 3:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Where: Hynes Convention Center • 900 Boylston St • Boston

RE/MAX Israel sells properties not only in Israel proper, but also in occupied Palestinian lands in the West Bank and East Jerusalem. 

RE/MAX International and RE/MAX Israel profit from the continued dispossession of the Palestinian people.

Re/MAX is having a national convention here in Boston August 9th-August 11th.

Join us in saying NO to RE/MAX

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Stand With Gaza! Rally and Die-In

When: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 10:00 am
Where: Park Street MBTA Station • Tremont & Park Sts. • Boston

As the U.S.-made bombs fall on Gaza, indiscriminately killing Palestinians, many of them children, we heed the

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Demonstrate against Israel's Attack on Gaza

When: Tuesday, November 20, 2012, 2:00 pm
Where: Copley Square • Boston

Northeastern Students for Justice in Palestine is organizing a demonstration this Tuesday at 7pm in Copley Square. 

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The Gaza Crisis: First-hand view from the West Bank"

When: Sunday, August 17, 2014, 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Where: Private Home • Newton

Invitation to a Special Report from the Occupied Territories: "The Gaza Crisis and Growing Palestinian Resistance: a first-hand view from the West Bank." a talk by Nora Murad.  Potluck Supper, 6:00 pm, presentation and discussion 7:00 pm.

Nora Lester Murad has lived in the Occupied Territories for more than ten years and has close contacts with youth in Gaza.  She was in Ramallah this July during th Israeli attack.  Nora will share her information about Gaza and directions observations from the West Bank.

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End Israel's collective punishment of Palestinians

When: Friday, July 11, 2014, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Where: Israeli Consulate and Copley Square • Boston

First Protest: Israeli Consulate, 20 Park Plaza, Noon to 1pm   

Second Protest and Vigil: Copley Square, 6pm   

Both protests call for: 

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Boycott SodaStream: Standout at TAGS Hardware

When: Sunday, April 27, 2014, 9:00 am to 11:00 am
Where: Porter Square Shopping Center • 29 White St. • Cambridge

Join Jewish Voice for Peace-Boston and the American Friends Service Committee in support of the boycott of SodaStream, a home beverage-carbonation machine manufactured in the illegal Israeli settlement of Mishor Adumim, built on stolen Palestinian land in the West Bank.  Local retailer TAGS hardware "actively participate[s] in many projects to benefit our local community as well as global concerns," and in accordance with those values, we ask them to remove SodaStream from their shelves.

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