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CODEPINK Protester Victorious Over AIPAC Assailant

Posted by in Global Exchange News & Events, Human Rights, Stop Funding War, World News & Events on 30th July, 2012 | 5 Comments

tumblr_lls6xhIOv71qavauyCongratulations to activist Rae Abileah on the recently negotiated settlement after suing a AIPAC volunteer lobbyist. Here’s the background on this case, and details about the settlement.

Grand Judge for “What About Peace?” Youth Art Contest Just Announced

Posted by in Featured, Global Exchange News & Events, Stop Funding War on 14th February, 2012 | No Comments

raeabileahface_smallThe What About Peace? art contest for youth has a new grand judge, and that person is….drum roll please…

Embody the Movement: Dancing for Economic Justice

Posted by in Stop Funding War, World News & Events on 23rd January, 2012 | No Comments

Dance-Activists-Flash-MobThe following is a guest post by Rae Abileah with contributing writers Sharon Shay Sloan and Eva Lyons. An uplifting and timely read, especially for those who’ve been following our various Occupy Wall Street West posts. — A day of hard rain and wind could not dampen the spirits of activists representing the 99% as […]

What Happened at the Move Over AIPAC Conference?

Posted by in Economic Activism for Palestine, Global Exchange News & Events, Stop Funding War, World News & Events on 31st May, 2011 | No Comments

AIPAC Protestors Photo Credit: acourtney6The Move Over AIPAC conference took place in Washington, DC on May 22-24. The purpose; to expose the AIPAC lobby and build the vision for a new US foreign policy in the Middle East. A lot happened at the conference. Find out what.

Iraqi Refugee Starts Charity to Improve Reproductive Health

Posted by in Stop Funding War, World News & Events on 14th December, 2010 | 2 Comments

Entisar (l) and Rae (r) in LondonCode PINK’s Rae Abileah sent this letter to her fellow activists about her recent reunion with Entisar Ariabi during the Russell Tribunal on Palestine, and what she hopes we all do moving forward.

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.