JVP opposes anti-Jewish, anti-Muslim, and anti-Arab bigotry and oppression. JVP seeks an end to the Israeli occupation of the West Bank, Gaza Strip, and East Jerusalem; security and self-determination for Israelis and Palestinians; a just solution for Palestinian refugees based on principles established in international law; an end to violence against civilians; and peace and justice for all peoples of the Middle East. Current mission statement adopted in 2009.
JEWISH VOICE FOR PEACE MEMBERS ARE INSPIRED BY JEWISH TRADITION TO WORK TOGETHER FOR PEACE, SOCIAL JUSTICE, EQUALITY, HUMAN RIGHTS, RESPECT FOR INTERNATIONAL LAW, AND A U.S. FOREIGN POLICY BASED ON THESE IDEALS.
THEIR POLITICAL PLATFORM
Jewish Voice for Peace is a diverse and democratic community of activists inspired by Jewish tradition to work together for peace, social justice, and human rights. They support the aspirations of Israelis and Palestinians for security and self-determination.
A U.S. foreign policy based on promoting peace, democracy, human rights, and respect for international law.
An end to the Israeli occupation of the West Bank, the Gaza Strip, and East Jerusalem.
A resolution of the Palestinian refugee problem consistent with international law and equity.
An end to all violence against civilians.
Peace among the peoples of the Middle East.
They are among the many American Jews who say to the U.S. and Israeli governments: “Not in their names!”
JVP supports peace activists in Palestine and Israel, and works in broad coalition with other Jewish, Arab-American, faith-based, peace and social justice organizations.
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