We are a federation of European Jewish organizations working for just peace in Israel/Palestine. EJJP continues in the tradition of Jews struggling for justice for all. We are part of the movement struggling against all forms of racism, antisemitism, islamophobia, sexism, and social injustice.
Once again the presidency of the University of Paris 8 Saint-Denis is trampling on the principle of free speech by banning, just 48 hours before the event, a conference organised by the Palestine Paris 8 collective in partnership with other organisations supporting the Palestinian people. This conference aims to denounce the State of Israel’s apartheid policies against the Palestinians. The invited speakers include a young Palestinian activist, Bilal Afandi, the American journalist Max Blumenthal, and an advocate of the BDS (Boycott-Divestment-Sanctions) campaign.
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: