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AIPAC: Dangerous for Jews and Other Living Things

Posted by in World News & Events on 19th May, 2011 | No Comments

AP Photo/Lefteris PitarakisGlobal Exchange is hosting a series of blog posts from allies who are headed to the Move Over AIPAC conference taking place in Washington, D.C. on May 21-24, to expose the AIPAC lobby and build the vision for a new US foreign policy in the Middle East. The following post was written by Alice Rothchild, author of Broken Promises, Broken Dreams: Stories of Jewish Trauma and Resilience.
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AIPAC, a Not-So-Benign Night Flower

Posted by in Stop Funding War on 5th May, 2011 | No Comments

AIPAC_Poster_ImageGlobal Exchange is hosting a series of blog posts from allies who are headed to the Move Over AIPAC conference taking place in Washington, D.C. on May 21-24, to expose the AIPAC lobby and build the vision for a new US foreign policy in the Middle East. Sign up today. The following post was written by Managing […]
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Move Over AIPAC!

Posted by in Global Exchange News & Events, Stop Funding War on 29th April, 2011 | No Comments

AIPAC_Poster_ImageFrom May 21 to 24, 2011, in Washington DC, join Global Exchange, CODEPINK, the US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation and a coalition of over 100 organizations at the historic gathering to Move Over AIPAC and building a New US Middle East Policy! The gathering will expose AIPAC’s negative influence on U.S. foreign policy and promote an alternative approach that respects the rights of all people in the region.
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As a Holocaust Survivor, AIPAC Doesn’t Speak for Me

Posted by in Global Exchange News & Events, Stop Funding War, World News & Events on 28th April, 2011 | No Comments

hedyepstein_1The following post was written by Holocaust survivor, Hedy Epstein. Global Exchange is hosting a series of blog posts from allies who are headed to the Move Over AIPAC conference taking place in Washington, D.C. on May 21-24, to expose the AIPAC lobby and build the vision for a new US foreign policy in the Middle East.
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Why I’m going to Move Over AIPAC

Posted by in Guest Posts, Stop Funding War, World News & Events on 27th April, 2011 | No Comments

AIPAC_Poster_ImageThe following is a guest blog post by Rae Abileah of CODEPINK. Global Exchange has partnered with CODEPINK and over 100 peace and justice groups for the Move Over AIPAC! conference taking place in Washington, D.C. on May 21-24, to expose the AIPAC lobby and build the vision for a new US foreign policy in the Middle East.
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Meet Dalit Baum, Global Exchange’s New Economic Activism for Palestine Director

Posted by in Global Exchange News & Events on 17th March, 2011 | No Comments

dalitDalit is a feminist scholar and teacher in Israel, teaching about militarism and about the global economy from a feminist perspective in the Haifa University and the Beit Berl College. This year she is visiting the U.S. as an activist in residence with Global Exchange, directing a new program titled Economic Activism for Palestine. Learn more about Dalit and the work she is doing.
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Republicans and Democrats Agree: Cut Aid for Poor People, Not Israel

Posted by in Featured, World News & Events on 3rd March, 2011 | 1 Comment

Obama-seeks-US-military-aid-to-IsraelWith the U.S. economy in the tank and governments at all levels facing massive budget shortfalls, politicians left and right are seeking ways to curb spending. But Republicans and Democrats agree there’s one area of the budget that’s not to be touched: the annual $3 billion subsidy U.S. taxpayers provide to the Israeli military.
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Positive Transitions in 2011

Posted by in Global Exchange News & Events, World News & Events on 18th January, 2011 | No Comments

2010.07.21-044The first few weeks of 2011 have been a time of transitions. Aside from transitioning to a new year and a new decade, we have seen a transition of power in the US Congress. The new Republican majority in the House threatens to impede real progress. Global Exchange is prepared to stand with you in opposition to these regressive moves. We will fight to stop rollbacks of progressive policies and continue to push for positive change in our communities at home and abroad.
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VIDEO: The Gaza Freedom March

Posted by in Stop Funding War, World News & Events on 5th January, 2011 | No Comments

gazaOn December 27, 2009, on the one-year memorial of the major Israeli assault on the Gaza Strip, concerned people from around the world met in Cairo to travel to Gaza, despite the siege, for the Gaza Freedom March, calling for an end to the siege of Gaza. Only 100 marchers were allowed into Gaza; protests in Cairo generated international attention. Over 150 solidarity actions occurred around the world including Israel, the West Bank, Switzerland, New York, and Minnesota. Check out the video for more on this.
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Jewish Values vs. Israeli Policies: Why 5 young Jews disrupted Netanyahu

Posted by in Stop Funding War, World News & Events on 10th November, 2010 | No Comments

The five young Jewish activists after disrupting NetanyahuIn New Orleans during the Jewish Federation’s General Assembly (GA), Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP) created a safe space for young Jews, like myself, whose stomachs are still churning from the bombings in Gaza nearly two years ago, and whose eyes can no longer be averted from the daily reality of oppression for Palestinians. We came together to organize effectively and from the heart. Here’s what happened.
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