Author Archives: Anna Baltzer

About Anna Baltzer

Anna Baltzer is the National Organizer for the US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation (

The privileging of Jewish American voices on the issue is rooted in racism

Imagine an all-male speaking tour in the late 1960s promoting the feminist movement, because women are just too angry! (Anna Baltzer’s statement on the American Jewish privilege to speak on Israel/Palestine)

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Message to Presbyterians: ‘If you truly want to help the Palestinian people, I urge you to listen to what they are asking for’

Baltzer: “Giving charity can also be loving. But dismissing Palestinian voices is not loving… It’s patronizing..”

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BDS Scorecard: Methodists recommend sanctions & boycotts; reject divestment

There has been confusion as to what was actually passed at the recent United Methodist Church General Conference. Anna Baltzer, from the U.S. Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation, sets the record clear.

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Help support two important divestment campaigns to hold Israel accountable

Did you know that 2012 is poised to be a landmark year for corporate accountability in the movement to end Israel’s violations of Palestinian rights and international law? After many years of hard work by activists in both denominations, the global United … Continue reading

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