Citizen Action Monitor

Courageous Israeli Jew, Shirly Bahar, on why she supports boycott of Israeli academic institutions

“Supporting non-violent resistance to occupation and oppression marks a political moral obligation to account for the suffering of others.” No 1859 Posted by fw, December 30, 2016 “A daughter of immigrants … Continue reading

December 30, 2016

Israeli citizens call on Ontario Legislature members “to vote against this patently anti-democratic Motion”

“The Motion is a clear infringement of free speech which would render Ontario a politically backward and repressive province in an important aspect.” No 1843 Posted by fw, December 8, 2016 … Continue reading

December 8, 2016

“When it comes to the Palestinian people, the Holocaust has hardened our hearts and closed our minds.”

“The scale of our own suffering has made us blind to their suffering – which we see as all of their own making.” Robert Cohen, British Jew, writer, reflects on … Continue reading

January 31, 2015

Harper silent on Israel caging Palestinian children in snowy outdoors, yet cancelled Sri Lanka visit over human rights

Is our evangelical Christian PM shamed by his double standard? Apparently not. But then a sense of shame only comes to those with a conscience No 943 Posted by fw, … Continue reading

January 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

Insider’s portrait of the shocking banality of racism and violence that is tolerated inside Netanyahu’s Israel

“It’s so widely tolerated, because it’s so common,” says journalist Max Blumenthal No 874 Posted by fw, October 07, 2013 “[Netanyahu has] returned to the U.S. to sell the Israeli … Continue reading

October 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Israeli Draft Refusnik makes a pitch for your support of Jewish Voice for Peace

Now living in New York, Maya Wind, true to her convictions, spent several months in Israeli military prison and detention No 817 Posted by fw, July 25, 2013 Before getting … Continue reading

July 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

What will it take to pressure Israel to end Palestinian apartheid and unviable living conditions?

Israeli citizen and pro-Palestinian activist, Jeff Halper, answers the question with his take on Israeli election results No 665 Posted by fw, January 27, 2013 “As the election demonstrates, Israelis … Continue reading

January 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

“I am responsible as a human being, as a citizen to act against injustice.” –Former Israeli soldier now protesting for Palestinian rights

“There is a saying that bad things happen when good people are silent.” —Gil Gutglick No 465 Posted by fw, April 26, 2012 “I’m struggling for our society, mine and … Continue reading

April 26, 2012 · Leave a comment

Story of Israeli mom who joined Palestinian protest movement against home evictions

Growing number of courageous Israelis taking to the streets No 464 Posted by fw, April 25, 2012 This is Terry Benninga’s story, the story of one “ordinary” woman who stands … Continue reading

April 25, 2012 · Leave a comment