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Jewish Voice for Peace

USA
Jewish Voice for Peace works for peace, social justice, equality, human rights, respect for international law, and a US foreign policy based on these ideals.

Jewish Voice for Peace is a national, grassroots organization inspired by Jewish tradition to work for a just and lasting peace according to principles of human rights, equality, and international law for all the people of Israel and Palestine. JVP has over 200,000 online supporters, over 70 chapters, a youth wing, a Rabbinic Council, an Artist Council, an Academic Advisory Council, and an Advisory Board made up of leading U.S. intellectuals and artists.

 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.

Principles:

  1. Grassroots Organizing, Leadership Development, and Relationships
  2. Solidarity and Accountability
  3. Jewish Communities Centered Around Justice
  4. The Capacity for People to Change.
  5. Respect for the Humanity of all People
  6. Flexibility and Tenacity for the Long Haul

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