Author Archives: Rebecca Vilkomerson

Top prize in Mondo Awards contest goes to Rebecca Vilkomerson, for her nomination of Adalah-NY

At last, here it is!  Rebecca Vilkomerson of Jewish Voices for Peace earned the highest score in our Mondo Awards contest for her piece on Adalah-NY namimg them the leading inspiration of the previous year; and our eminent judges, Susan Abulhawa, Omar Barghouti, … Continue reading

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Palestinian boycott call is part and parcel of the Arab spring that is sweeping the region

The J Street conference in Washington staged a debate yesterday on the Boycott/Divestment/Sanctions movement featuring Rebecca Vilkomerson of Jewish Voice for Peace; Bernard Avishai of the Hebrew University, the NY Times and The Hebrew Republic; Kenneth Bob of Ameinu; and … Continue reading

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More on house demolitions and ‘unrecognized villages’ in the Negev

Rebecca Vilkomerson of Jewish Voice for Peace was moved by the report from the Negev  by Monica Tarazi and sent along a portion of a letter she sent to friends after going to the Negev for the first time two … Continue reading

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