|Jews for a Just Peace North Carolina is committed to a just and peaceful solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. We call for a safe and secure political settlement between Israel and Palestine, reached through a cessation of violence against civilians, respect for human rights, and an end to the Israeli occupation of the West Bank and Gaza. JFAJP-NC works through dialogue, forums, presentations and events.||
Jews for a Just Peace NC co-sponsor Vigil Against Israel’s brutal attacks in Gaza
Members of Jews for a Just Peace participated in demonstrations in Durham opposing the attacks on civilians in Gaza, U.S. military aid to Israel, and the occupation.
Jews for a Just Peace NC members have been actively supporting the Church of the Reconciliation's bus ads featuring our friend, ICAHD's Jeff Halper, and questioning U.S. military aid to Israel.
.Read the church's press release.
We sent this letter to the Chapel Hill Town Council.
Who we are
In late 2001, twenty-five North Carolina Jews from Durham, Raleigh, Chapel Hill, and Carrboro came together to discuss their frustration, anger and fear regarding the continuing Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Those present at the meeting decided that a new organization was needed in the Research Triangle in order to actively oppose the Israeli occupation of the West Bank, Gaza and East Jerusalem, and to work, as Jews, for a just resolution of the conflict.
Since that time, we have both sponsored a variety of forums and events and collaborated and provided support to other organizations that are concerned about these issues.
JFAJP-NC Mission Statement
As American Jews we are deeply committed to a peaceful and just resolution to the Israeli/Palestinian conflict, a resolution that will provide safety, security and freedom for Jews and Palestinians and all others living in the region. We believe that such a peace can only be achieved when Israel withdraws from its settlements, ends the occupation of the Palestinian territories and addresses the legitimate national and human rights of the Palestinian people.
We do not accept that Jewish survival depends upon unconditional support for the Israeli government and its policies; rather, we believe that the future safety and survival of our people rests on our ability to live in peace with our neighbors and to work to ensure justice and security for all people.
In the past, we have attempted to maintain links to organizations and websites that provide information about Israeli-Palestinian issues. However, rather than duplicate work that others do better, we refer you to the American Jews for a Just Peace website, The organization was founded in 2008 in Boston and they maintain excellent bibliography and weblinks pages.
Photo on bottom by Jenny Warburg