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J in JVP

From Shabbat dinners, to demilitarizing Hanukkah, to seders in the streets, there is so much liberatory Jewish ritual to be created and celebrated in JVP Bay Area. If you are interested in co-facilitating or leading ritual at the next Shabbat dinner (monthly), envisioning a gathering or event for a Jewish holiday.....

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Education Workteam

The Education Workteam operates on a "hub and spokes" model.  The ongoing spokes include Study in Action, Palestine / Israel 101 six week workshop offered twice a year, film/video showings, and Welcome to JVP get-togethers.

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Study / Action

As a "spoke" of the Education Work Group, our team is offering a collective learning environment focused on the role of police and military in the US and in Palestine, looking through a lens of envisioning a world without these oppressive systems of control.

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Base Building

Our focus is the community we are building and growing -- how we engage and support new people and long-time members to effectively be building toward justice, equity, and freedom for Palestinians and all people.

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Deadly Exchange Campaign / Stop Urban Shield

JVP-Bay Area campaigns to stop 2 deadly police exchanges: those promoted by the Anti-Defamation League between US police and Israeli military and police, and, closer to home, an international war games exposition, Urban Shield, organized by notorious Trump supporter Alameda County Sheriff Ahern. 

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Legislative Organizing

Legislative work is an integral part of JVP's efforts to change U.S. foreign policy.  We work both on a federal as well as local level on legislative issues relevant to ending the occupation and ending other human rights violations that Israel perpetrates on the Palestinian population. 
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Palestine Action Network

The Palestine Action Network (PAN) is a coalition of organizations and activists working on Palestine solidarity work in the SF Bay Area.  

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JOCSM Caucus

The JOCSM Caucus is an autonomous group of Jews of Color and Sephardi/Mizrahi Jews (JOCSM) organizing in solidarity with the movement for Palestinian liberation and in partnership with JVP.  We are focused on combating U.S., Israeli, and other state-based racisms ...

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Jewish Voice for Peace Bay Area

P.O. Box 589,  Berkeley CA 94701 USA 
ph: 510 465 1777 | fx: 510 465 1616

bayarea@jvp.org