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In three cities, pension fund TIAA-CREF urged to end complicity in Israeli occupation

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Activists protesting outside of TIAA-CREFF’s shareholder meeting in New York City 17 July 2012. (Photo: Daniel Strum/Adalah NY) Buoyed by recent divestment victories, dozens of Palestine solidarity activists in three cities gathered outside the offices of the pension fund TIAA-CREF this afternoon. In New York, Chicago and San Francisco, activists protested against companies TIAA-CREF is […]

Palestine solidarity activists to join Occupy’s May Day of action

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                               A poster advertising the Occupy movement’s call for a general strike (Imnop/Occuprint) It’s May Day–international workers day. And a big day of actions planned by the Occupy movement in the US, protesting economic inequality, has already gotten off to a start. In addition to a “pop-up occupation” in Bryant Park, picket lines outside of […]

Arava Institute claims to promote peace, but remains silent on justice

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The Arava Institute’s online event “With Earth and Each Other,” held Sunday, November 14, exemplified why the Palestinian call for a boycott of Israeli academic and cultural institutions is vital. The event was billed as a celebration of Palestinians, Israelis and Jordanians working together for the environment. But it failed to educate viewers about the most basic facts of Israeli policies, and thus […]

Is Lev Leviev out of the settlement building business?

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Adalah-NY is claiming victory in helping to force Israeli industrialist Lev Leviev out of the settlement construction business. Adalah has been campaigning for years against Leviev, including some very creative protests outside his flagship Manhattan boutique. From an Adalah-NY press release: Africa Israel, the flagship company of Israeli billionaire Lev Leviev, announced this week that […]