French Jewish Union for Peace - UJFP
The trap set for Jews of France
In describing the Jewish community as having one homogenous voice fully in support of all Israeli policies, Israel has set a trap for the Jews of France. How was this accomplished and what can be done? The French Jewish Union for Peace explains.
The AIC welcomes Richard Wagman, co-counder of the Union Juive Francaise pour la Paix (UJFP), commenting on reports about rising anti-semitism in France. According to a study recently published by Tel Aviv University, anti-semitic acts rose by one third in 2012. Richard Wagman refutes the numbers published and highlights how the issue of racism should be taken on more generally.
Tens of thousands of people participated in this year’s Land Day rally in the Palestinian city of Sakhnin in northern Israel (March 30, 2013). Our comrade Gadi Algazi, a member of the Tarabut-Hithabrut movement and of the secretariat of the Democratic Front for Peace and Equality, was invited to deliver a speech there. This is what he said:
The associations and French political parties undersigned, members of the National collective for a fair and lasting peace between Palestinians and Israelis, are deeply concerned with the fate of Andrey Pshenishnikov, young Israeli citizen currently detained in Egypt. Andrey, age 24, after having completed his 3 years’ military obligations, shocked by the crimes of occupation, decided to renounce to his Israeli citizenship and asked for the Palestinian citizenship.