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NYC Council Members: Don't Go to Apartheid Israel
by Josh Ruebner, Policy Director
January 21st, 2015
Call on 15 New York City council members scheduled to go on pro-Israel junket next month to cancel their trip.
These Pro-Israel Groups Want to Stifle Academic Freedom
by Josh Ruebner, Policy Director
November 17th, 2014
Take Action: Contact Education Secretary Arne Duncan and your Members of Congress to oppose attempts by pro-Israel groups to have the government monitor and defund Middle East Studies Programs for their alleged "anti-Israel" bias.
A U.S. Passport Is No Protection Against Israeli Brutality, Discrimination
by Mike Coogan
October 30th, 2014
Take action today and tell your lawmakers to challenge rather than reward Israel's discriminatory policies toward U.S. citizens. Urge your senators to amend the United States-Israel Strategic Partnership Act to ensure it acknowledges Israel's routine denial of entry to U.S. citizens based on their race and ethnicity.
Take Action: Hold Israel Accountable for Brutality toward Palestinians, Americans
by US Campaign Staff
July 7th, 2014
Contact the White House and your Members of Congress to protest Israel's increasingly brutal assault on Palestinians and Americans. Find a protest near you and join an upcoming day of action.
Visa Waiver Briefing - Committee Action
by Mike Coogan, Legislative Coordinator
May 15th, 2014
We Won Another SodaStream Campaign...
by Ramah Kudaimi, Membership and Outreach Coordinator
April 21st, 2014
Will You Boycott AIPAC?
by Ramah Kudaimi, Membership & Outreach Coordinator
March 1st, 2014
Protest AIPAC's Annual Policy Conference On and Offline!
We Can't Thank You Enough
January 25th, 2014
Message from US Campaign Staff and Steering Committee
10 Steps Forward for Palestinian Rights
December 31st, 2013
Let's End U.S. Support for Israeli Oppression in 2014
Will you stand with me behind the US Campaign?
by Omar Barghouti, Palestine BDS National Committee
December 26th, 2013
A message from BDS Movement founding member Omar Barghouti
Challenging the "Brokers of Deceit"
by Prof. Rashid Khalidi
December 23rd, 2013
Advisory Board member Prof. Rashid Khalidi offers his views on how the US Campaign is working effectively to change U.S. policy.
AMANDLA!! Reflections of a Student Activist
by Felicia Eaves, US Campaign Co-Chair
December 21st, 2013
From South Africa to Israel, Student Activism Against Apartheid is at the Forefront
5 Staff, 400 Member Groups, and a Really Cute Dog
December 3rd, 2013
Check Out A Short Video About Our Work
Urge Members of Congress to Attend Capitol Hill Briefing Regarding Wadi Foquin
November 13th, 2013
Your Advocacy Helped Make this Briefing Possible, Now Help Pack the Room
URGENT: Get Your Rep. to Support Justice for Alex Odeh Today!
by Josh Ruebner, National Advocacy Director
November 1st, 2013
Take action today by calling your Representative and asking him/her to sign-on to a "Dear Colleague" letter calling for justice in the case of Alex Odeh, an employee of the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee killed in a terrorist attack 28 years ago.
Your Pressure on the Lantos Human Rights Commission Worked
by Friends of Wadi Foquin
June 12th, 2013
Take Action: Justice for Furkan Doğan
by Josh Ruebner, National Advocacy Director
May 31st, 2013
On the third anniversary of Israel's deadly attack on the Gaza Freedom Flotilla, take action to ask President Obama to initiate a U.S. investigation into Israel's killing of U.S. citizen Furkan Doğan.
Take Action as AIPAC Seeks to Codify Discrimination Against U.S. Citizens
by Mike Coogan, Legislative Coordinator
May 17th, 2013
Tell Your Senators to Uphold Equality, Not Codify Israel's Discriminatory Policies
Help Free Ahmed Qatamesh as Addameer Tours the U.S.
by Josh Ruebner, National Advocacy Director
May 13th, 2013
Contact your Representative to urge him/her to "adopt" Palestinian prisoner of conscience Ahmed Qatamesh, as Addameer tours the United States to raise the profile of Palestinian political prisoners.
Really, President Obama…$40 Billion More Weapons for Israel?
by Josh Ruebner, National Advocacy Director
April 15th, 2013
This Tax Day, help us oppose President Obama's new plan to give Israel $40 billion in more weapons and #DemandARefund.
Urge Lantos Human Rights Commission to Protect Palestinian Village
April 9th, 2013
Contact your Members of Congress and ask them to urge the Lantos Human Rights Commission to hold a hearing on the human rights abuses suffered by residents of the West Bank village Wadi Foquin.
Has AIPAC Gone Too Far this Time?
by Josh Ruebner, National Advocacy Director and Mike Coogan, Legislative Coordinator
March 18th, 2013
How Would You End U.S. Aid to Israel?
by Josh Ruebner, National Advocacy Director
February 5th, 2013
Share your opinions with us on how we can better campaign to end U.S. military aid to Israel.
It’s Going Mainstream! Military Aid to Israel Challenged Everywhere
by Josh Ruebner, National Advocacy Director
October 23rd, 2012
Sign a petition thanking 15 courageous church leaders who called on Congress to investigate Israel's misuse of U.S. weapons to commit human rights abuses of Palestinians, and learn about grassroots efforts from North Carolina, to Kentucky, to New Hampshire that are successfully raising public awareness about the need to end military aid to Israel.
Momentum Builds for U.S. Investigation of Israel’s Killing of Rachel Corrie
by Josh Ruebner, National Advocacy Director
October 11th, 2012
Nine national organizations join more than 9,000 individuals urging the United States to investigate Israel's killing of Rachel Corrie and its injuring and killing of additional U.S. human rights defenders. Take action for accountability and justice for them.
Open Letter to State Department: Verdict in Corrie Case Requires U.S. Investigation
October 11th, 2012
Read our open letter to the State Department urging a U.S. investigation into Rachel's death and Israel's injuring and killing of other U.S. human rights defenders. Organizations are invited to endorse this letter.
Take Action: Verdict in Corrie Case Requires U.S. Investigation
September 19th, 2012
The U.S. government has long maintained that the Israeli military’s investigation into Rachel’s death was not thorough, credible, and transparent. The Israeli court’s verdict has only reinforced the fact that Israel is incapable of investigating and holding itself accountable for killing Rachel and severely injuring and killing other U.S. human rights defenders.
Have You Heard about the Latest Ad Controversies?
by Josh Ruebner, National Advocacy Director
August 30th, 2012
View creative ad campaigns that US Campaign member groups have run this summer to end aid to Israel. Learn how you can bring these ads to your city.
Legislative Action Page
July 26th, 2012
Talking Points
July 11th, 2012
Why Were these Billboards to End Aid to Israel Torn Down in L.A.?
by Josh Ruebner, National Advocacy Director
July 4th, 2012
The U.S. Government Wanted to Know: Am I Jewish?
by Sandra Tamari, St. Louis Palestine Solidarity Committee
June 15th, 2012
4 Billion Reasons to Roll Up Our Sleeves
by Josh Ruebner, National Advocacy Director
May 29th, 2012
The United States may give as much as $4 billion in weapons to Israel in the 2013 budget. Learn more and take action to oppose this massive appropriation.
A Milestone in Our Campaign to End Aid to Israel
by Josh Ruebner, National Advocacy Director
April 18th, 2012
Your Taxes for Israeli Occupation & Apartheid Are Coming Due
by Josh Ruebner, National Advocacy Director
April 2nd, 2012
Help Stop Attacks on Civil Rights Activists
by Mike Coogan, Legislative Coordinator
February 28th, 2012
Take Action to Oppose Ever-Greater Amounts of Military Aid to Israel
by Josh Ruebner, National Advocacy Director
February 14th, 2012
Get Your City to Take a Stand against Weapons to Israel
by Josh Ruebner, National Advocacy Director
February 9th, 2012
Join Us in Milwaukee, Feb. 12, to Campaign to End Military Aid to Israel
by Josh Ruebner, National Advocacy Director
January 24th, 2012
We Are Having an Impact on Discourse and Policy!
by Josh Ruebner, National Advocacy Director
December 6th, 2011
Bring the Cost of Israeli Occupation to the #Occupy Movement
by Josh Ruebner, National Advocacy Director
October 17th, 2011
Whether you're an experienced organizer or are thinking of jumping in for the first time, join us for a special conference call on Thursday, October 20, to learn all you need to know to organize people in your community to end military aid to Israel. Also sign up for an organizing packet with everything you'll need to help change U.S. policy toward Palestine/Israel to support freedom, justice, and equality -- beginning with ending $30 billion in military aid to Israel.
Take Action: Four Ways to Express Your Outrage
by Josh Ruebner, National Advocacy Director
August 9th, 2011
The August break is for Members of Congress to be at home, meeting with constituents to hear about our concerns. They should be listening to our anxiety about the economy and thinking through ways to dig us out of the financial mess they've created -- not taking lobbyist-paid junkets to Israel, guaranteeing their support for even more money and weapons.
Lower the Debt -- End U.S. Military Aid to Israel: 10 Things You Can Do!
by Josh Ruebner, National Advocacy Director
July 28th, 2011
Take Action: Support the Freedom Riders
by Rana Libdeh and Anna Baltzer
June 23rd, 2011
As the Gaza Freedom Flotilla II, "Stay Human," prepares to set sail this month, please take action to ensure its safe passage and prepare to take emergency action if Israel follows through with its threats to use violence to intercept the boats. Join us for a conference call this Thursday, June 23, with Leslie Cagan, organizer for the U.S. Boat to Gaza, and Laila El-Haddad, author of Gaza Mom, to talk about actions we can take to support the Freedom Flotilla.
I'm Setting Sail for Gaza Again & You Can Help
by Huwaida Arraf
May 31st, 2011
Nakba Day Killings: One More Reason to Boycott Bibi
May 17th, 2011
On May 15 Israel killed at least 12 unarmed Palestinian refugees and injured hundreds more while the refugees were commemorating the 63rd anniversary of the Nakba. Israel's latest atrocity adds one more reason for you to persuade your Members of Congress to boycott Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin "Bibi" Netanyahu's upcoming address to a joint meeting of Congress.
Take Action: Boycott Bibi!
May 5th, 2011
Sign our petition to members of Congress demanding that they boycott the upcoming address by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin "Bibi" Netanyahu.
Boycott Bibi!
May 4th, 2011
Take Action: House Resolution Provides Israel Impunity for Gaza Crimes
April 22nd, 2011
Find out how to help defeat a House resolution to withhold payment of U.S. dues to the UN as coercion to retract the Goldstone Report.
Obama Gives Israel Way Too Much Love in Valentine's Day Budget
February 14th, 2011
The President's 2012 budget request to Congress includes a record-breaking $3.075 billion in military aid to Israel. Find out more and how you can take action to oppose it.
Take Action: Tell U.S. to Support UN Resolution on Settlements
February 7th, 2011
The UN Security Council is preparing to debate a resolution on Israel's settlements. Its draft resolution reaffirms that Israel's settlements "are illegal and constitute a major obstacle to the achievement of a just, lasting and comprehensive peace." Tell the Obama Administration to not to veto the resolution, as it is threatening to do.
Tell U.S. to Support UN Resolution on Israeli Settlements
February 4th, 2011
President Obama, We Know How to Help Cut the Deficit -- End Aid to Israel
January 26th, 2011
As the President prepares to send his FY2012 budget request to Congress next month, we recommend that he cut the deficit by eliminating his anticipated, record-breaking request for $3,075,000,000 in military aid to Israel.
Two Years after Operation “Cast Lead,” we demand accountability.
Gaza Civil Society Groups Need You to Take Action
January 4th, 2011
Join the US Campaign's call upon the Obama Administration to: 1. Demand that Israel end its illegal siege of the Gaza Strip, and 2. Stop blocking the international community from holding Israel accountable for its actions.
Take Action: WikiLeaks Exposes U.S. Militarization of Middle East
December 1st, 2010
The cables released so far shed light on behind-the-scenes struggles between Israel's quest for complete military dominance in the Middle East versus the U.S. desire to saturate the entire region with a flood of high-tech weapons. Tell your Members of Congress that your hard-earned tax dollars should go toward human needs in your community rather than more weapons for Israel.
Take Action: Help Stop Delivery of CAT Bulldozers to Israel
October 28th, 2010
Earlier this week, Israel media reported that Caterpillar is delaying the delivery of CAT D9 bulldozers to Israel. Learn more and take action to help us prevent the delivery of these bulldozers in the future.
More Aid to Israel and What You Can Do About It
August 3rd, 2010
Find out what you can do during August to challenge U.S. military aid to Israel.
"The Twilight Zone" on Capitol Hill
May 24th, 2010
Watch our three-minute video spoof on the Congressional debate to authorize even more military aid to Israel this year, and find out how you can take action to oppose military aid to Israel.
URGENT: Vote Today on Even More Military Aid to Israel!
May 19th, 2010
Learn more about proposed U.S. funding for "Iron Dome" and how you can take action to stop it.
Tristan Anderson Deserves Justice: Support H.Con.Res.270
May 4th, 2010
H.Con.Res.270, introduced by Rep. Barbara Lee, takes a different tack by calling for accountability and a U.S. investigation into Israel's shooting of U.S. citizen Tristan Anderson on March 13, 2009.
Tristan Anderson Deserves Justice: Support H.Con.Res.270
May 4th, 2010
Learn about the case of Tristan Anderson, a U.S. citizen, critically injured by the Israeli military and how you can take action to support an investigation into his case.
Death and Taxes
April 7th, 2010
Benjamin Franklin once quipped: "In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes." Unfortunately, in the case of U.S. military aid to Israel, the two are inextricably linked. Find out how to take action on Tax Day to change this.
Is Joe Biden Reading from Our Talking Points?
March 18th, 2010
Help us translate the Obama Administration's promise of holding Israel accountable into action by working to end U.S. military aid to Israel.
Keep Mazin Qumsiyeh Free & Organize to Challenge Aid to Israel on Tax Day
March 9th, 2010
Contact the State Department to prevent Israel from arresting Palestinian nonviolent activist Dr. Mazin Qumsiyeh and find out what you can do for Tax Day--April 15--to challenge U.S. military aid to Israel.
Take Action: Offset Your Tax Dollars to Israeli Military Occupation
March 4th, 2010
The average taxpayer will give $19.19 to Israel for U.S. weapons in 2010. Find out how you can "offset" your taxes going toward Israeli military occupation and human rights abuses of Palestinians.
Take Action: Oppose $3 Billion in Military Aid to Israel in FY2011
February 22nd, 2010
Send your Members of Congress a letter opposing the President's FY2011 budget request for $3 billion in military aid to Israel, and find out more about how you can oppose U.S. military aid to Israel.
Tell Congress: No to FY2011 Budget Request for Military Aid to Israel
February 1st, 2010
Send a letter to your Members of Congress asking them to oppose President Obama's FY2011 budget request for $3 billion in military aid to Israel.
Meet with Your Members of Congress during the Winter Recess
December 8th, 2009
Find out how you can set up a meeting with your Members of Congress during the winter recess to advocate for an end to U.S. support for Israel's siege of the Gaza Strip and for accountability for war crimes Israel committed.
Take Action: Cheer or Jeer Your Representative's Vote on H.Res.867
Find out how your Representative voted on H.Res.867, which condemns the Goldstone Report, and send them a letter of thanks or protest. Read analysis about the legislation and the vote.
We Know Something the State Department Doesn’t Know
August 27th, 2009
The State Department seems at a loss for how to protest Israeli practices it doesn't like. Read about our recommendations and find out how you can get involved.
Set Up a Meeting with Your Member of Congress in August
July 2nd, 2009
Find out how to schedule a meeting with your Members of Congress during their summer recess to ask them to cut off or, at the minimum, condition military aid to Israel.
Is Congress Catching Up w/ Obama? Find Out in Our New Congressional Report Card
June 18th, 2009
Find out how your Members of Congress stack up in our new 111th Congressional Report Card. Read about our adventures on Capitol Hill. Sign up to organize a meeting with your Member of Congress during the August recess, and much more.
Take Action: How You Can Help the U.S. Stop Israeli Settlements
June 1st, 2009
In meetings last week with the Egyptian Foreign Minister and Palestinian Authority President, the Obama Administration again came out strongly against the expansion of Israeli settlements. Find out more and learn what you can do to help the United States stop Israeli settlements.
Take Action: Obama-Netanyahu Meeting Today
Read our analysis of the Obama-Netanyahu meeting today and find out what you can do to take action to end U.S. military aid to Israel.
Action Alert: Tell Congress—No Arms for Israel
Find out what you can do to oppose the President's FY2010 budget request for $2.775 billion in military aid for Israel.
Take Action: Obama’s First 100 Days & What You Can Do for the Next 100
April 30th, 2009
Read our analysis of President Obama's first 100 days in office and what you can do over the next 100 days and beyond to help us change policy.
Take Action: On Tax Day, U.S. Protests against Military Aid to Israel
April 15th, 2009
Find out what you can do and what others are doing this Tax Day to protest U.S. military aid to Israel.
Action Alert: U.S. Weapons Delivered to Israel as Tax Day Nears
April 8th, 2009
Find out details about a recent U.S. weapons delivery to Israel and what you can do to hold Israel accountable for its human rights abuses of Palestinians with U.S. weapons.
Tax Day Is Coming—Offset Your Tax Dollars to Israeli Military Occupation
March 23rd, 2009
Find out how you can offset your tax contributions to Israeli military occupation and how you can organize to challenge U.S. military aid to Israel on Tax Day.
Take Action: No Mention of Aid to Israel in Budget, Thank Pres. Obama
March 2nd, 2009
President Obama made no mention of military aid to Israel in his FY2010 budget outline. Find out what this means for future military aid to Israel and how you can take action to ensure accountability for Israel's misuse of U.S. weapons to commit human rights abuses against Palestinians.
Take Action: President Obama to Sanction Israel?
February 23rd, 2009
Learn more about the Obama Administration's deliberations to cut aid to Israel and find out how to take action to hold Israel accountable for its misuses of U.S. weapons against Palestinians.
Help Us Get Our Issues to the DNC…and RNC
August 6th, 2008
Read more about the US Campaign's educational efforts to challenge U.S. military aid to Israel during the Democratic National Convention and the Republican National Convention and find out how you can get involved.
Take Action: Outrageous! $170 Million More in Military Aid to Israel
July 2nd, 2008
Protest Rep. David Obey's earmark of $170 million in military aid for Israel which he snuck into the Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2008. Find out how you can join us in our campaign to cut off military aid to Israel.
Take Action: Votes on Military Aid to Israel Coming Soon
June 23rd, 2008
The House and Senate Appropriations Subcommittees on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs are scheduled to vote on $2.55 billion in military aid for Israel in FY2009 on July 16 and 17. Find out how you can take action to oppose this.
House to Vote on Resolution and Make Statements on Israel’s 60th Anniversary
April 21st, 2008
US Campaign Condemns H.Res.951
March 6th, 2008
On March 5, the House of Representative passed by a vote of 404-1 H.Res.951, a biased, one-sided resolution on the situation in the Israeli-occupied Palestinian Gaza Strip. Read the US Campaign's analysis of this resolution, learn more about what we did to protest it, and how you can take action.
Take Action: Send a Letter to Appropriations Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Opposing Military Aid to Israel
February 26th, 2008
Send a letter to Members of Congress on the Senate and House Appropriations Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs opposing military aid to Israel.
Take Action: Organizational Sign-On Letter to Appropriations Subcommittee Challenging Military Aid to Israel
February 26th, 2008
Read and have your organization endorse a sign-on letter to the Senate and House Appropriations Subcommittees on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs opposing military aid to Israel.
Take Action: Oppose $2.55 Billion in Military Aid to Israel in FY2009
February 11th, 2008
Learn more about President Bush's FY2009 budget request for $2.55 billion in military aid for Israel. Send the President and your Members of Congress a letter opposing this request.
Take Action: Thank Reps. for Demanding End to Gaza Blockade
January 28th, 2008
Help Set Agenda for Bush Visit to Palestine/Israel
January 3rd, 2008
We Won on Cluster Bombs!
December 26th, 2007
Take Action: Oppose $30 Billion Military Aid Package to Israel
August 1st, 2007
Learn more about the Memorandum of Understanding signed between the United States and Israel in Aug. 2007 to increase military aid by 25%, totaling $30 billion over the next decade. Send the President and your Members of Congress a letter opposing this deal.
ACTION ALERT: Jimmy Carter on Apartheid in Palestine
November 13th, 2006
The US Campaign urges its individual supporters and member organizations to take action around President Carter’s book release to increase awareness in the United States of Israel’s apartheid policies toward Palestinians.
Gaza: Stop the Siege, End the War!
November 9th, 2006
Take Action to stop the siege on Gaza and end the war. Israeli military forces have killed 77 Palestinians in the Gaza Strip since beginning its military offensive on Wednesday, November 1. This attack brings the total number of Palestinians killed to 300 in the past 4 months and 2,300 in the past 6 years. Israel's military offensive on Gaza compounds the humanitarian crisis wrought by economic boycott and virtual closure which has crippled Gazan livelihoods.
Model Congressional Letter to Caterpillar
July 19th, 2006
Use this model letter as a starting point to discuss with your Members of Congress Israel's violations of Palestinian human rights with Caterpillar bulldozers.
Caterpillar Political Action Committee Contributions, 1998-2006
July 19th, 2006
Lists Caterpillar political action committee (PAC) contributions to Congressional candidates, 1998-2006.
ACTION ALERT: Stop Israel’s Attacks on Gaza & Lebanon
July 13th, 2006
US Campaign Helps Launch National Campaign against Anti-Palestinian Legislation
February 14th, 2006
Some Members of Congress have used the result of the Palestinian legislative election as a pretext to advance their extreme anti-Palestinian agenda. HR4681, the Palestinian Anti-Terrorism Act of 2006, proposes draconian economic and diplomatic measures to punish the Palestinian people for voting. Learn how you can take action to oppose this dangerous resolution.
Congress Threatening Palestinian Aid
February 1st, 2006
Contact your Members of Congress and tell them that reevaluating relations with the PA and threatening to cut off aid is not the proper response to Hamas’ victory.
December "Washington Wednesday" Action Alert
December 7th, 2005
Take action to ask your Members of Congress not to take money from Caterpillar, to oppose Israel's aid request for the Gaza "disengagement", and meet with your Members over winter recess.
November "Washington Wednesday" Action Alert, Meet w/ Your Members of Congress during Winter Recess
November 2nd, 2005
Schedule a meeting with your Members of Congress this winter recess to discuss with them Israel's aid request for $2.2 for the Gaza "disengagement" and Caterpillar political action committee contributions.
No Aid for Israel's Gaza "Disengagement", September "Washington Wednesday" Action Alert
August 10th, 2005
Contact Members of Congress and the Bush Administration and tell them to oppose Israel's $2.2 billion aid request for the Gaza "disengagement".
Make the Wall Fall
June 28th, 2005
Palestinians from all parts of Palestine are organizing massive popular resistance to the Wall on July 9. The Palestinian-led Anti-Apartheid Wall Campaign is calling for global solidarity on this day, which marks the first anniversary of the International Court of Justice Opinion reaffirming the illegality of the Wall Israel is constructing in the occupied West Bank.
Protest the Role of AIPAC in US Policy toward Palestine/Israel, June "Washington Wednesday" Action Alert
June 1st, 2005
Take action to protest the role of AIPAC in US policy toward Palestine/Israel.
Oppose Senate Resolution Recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s Undivided Capital
May 4th, 2005
Contact your Senators and ask them not to co-sponsor S.J.Res.14, which calls for the United States to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s undivided capital as official policy.
April “Washington Wednesday” Action Alert Contact Your Senators about Supplemental War Request
April 6th, 2005
Contact your Senators to communicate to them your position on the emergency supplemental appropriations act.
No Aid for Checkpoints
March 2nd, 2005
Contact your Members of Congress to express your support for US assistance to Palestinian civilians and ask your Members of Congress to offer an amendment to the supplemental appropriation request to make sure that none of this assistance can be earmarked for projects by Israel to solidify and entrench its restrictions on the freedom of movement of the Palestinian people in their own land.
Palestinians Must Have Democracy AND Freedom
January 5th, 2005
On January 9, Palestinians in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, Gaza Strip, and East Jerusalem are scheduled to cast a ballot to elect a new president of the Palestinian Authority. Contact your Members of Congress, the State Department, and the White House and ask that the United States work to insure that the election for a new president of the Palestinian Authority is a first step toward Palestinian freedom from Israel’s illegal military occupation.
Urge Senate Not to Endorse Israel’s Illegal Wall
October 6th, 2004
Urge your Senators to vote no or abstain on Senate Resolution 408.
Protest Israeli Violations of US Arms Law in Jebaliya
September 30th, 2004
On Thursday, September 30, the Israeli army invaded the Jebaliya refugee camp in the Gaza Strip, killing at least 23 Palestinians and wounding at least 108. In this invasion, Israel injured and killed Palestinian civilians with weapons provided by the United States.
Washington State Petition Against Senate Resolution 408
August 15th, 2004
An example of a petition against Senate Resolution 408 circulated by Washington State residents.
Talking Points for and Text of Senate Resolution 408
August 4th, 2004
Call or write your Senators today and urge them to oppose Senate Resolution 408 which supports Israel’s wall in the West Bank and condemns the International Court of Justice (ICJ) for its advisory opinion ruling that this wall is illegal.
Thank Representatives Who Voted Against Wall Resolution
July 15th, 2004
On July 15, the House of Representatives passed a resolution deploring the International Court of Justice's advisory opinion that the Wall Israel is building in the West Bank is illegal and must be dismantled. Contact those Members of Congress who voted no or present on this resolution and thank them for their courageous and moral stand.
Meet with Your Members of Congress in August
July 7th, 2004
Congress is on its annual summer recess until September 6. Many Members of Congress will be in their home states and districts to meet with constituents during this time.
End U.S. Support for Israel’s Illegal Military Occupation
June 7th, 2004
To be delivered to each Member of Congress and the State Department on June 7, 20004, the National Day of Action to End Support for Israel's Illegal Military Occupation.
Call on U.S. to Condemn Israeli Extra-Judicial Killing Policy
April 20th, 2004
Contact the White House, State Department and your Members of Congress and demand that they condemn Israel's policy of extra-judicial killings as a violation of domestic and international law.
Oppose House Resolution on Israel’s Wall
March 5th, 2004
Oppose H.Con.Res.371,"Supporting the construction by Israel of a security fence to prevent Palestinian terrorist attacks and condemning the decision by the United Nations General Assembly to request the International Court of Justice to render an opinion on the legality of the security fence.”
Israeli Unilateral Disengagement from Gaza Must Comply with International Law
March 3rd, 2004
March 2004 "Washington Wednesday." Contact Congress and the Administration and demand that any Israeli unilateral disengagement from Gaza comply with international law.
Protest Anti-PLO Language in Immigration Bill
February 2nd, 2004
Contact your elected representatives to protest anti-PLO language in HR 418, the REAL ID Act.
Meet with Your Members of Congress in December
December 3rd, 2003
Many Members of Congress will be in their home districts in December. Now is the perfect time for your group to request a meeting with your Members of Congress and make your voices heard directly by decision-makers. Constituent meetings with Members of Congress are a highly effective way to influence policy-making.
Investigate Caterpillar Bulldozer Violations of U.S. Law
November 3rd, 2003
Contact your Members of Congress and demand that they request an advisory report from the General Accounting Office (GAO) investigating possible violations by Israel of the Arms Export Control Act through its use of Caterpillar bulldozers in the occupied Palestinian territories.
Demand Substantial Loan Guarantee Deductions
October 3rd, 2003
Rachel Corrie Petition
August 1st, 2003
Petition in support of H.Con.Res. 111.
Support the Rachel Corrie Resolution!
July 21st, 2003
Fax, call, and/or email your Representative in Congress and ask him/her to cosponsor the Rachel Corrie Resolution (House Concurrent Resolution 111). End date for this action to be determined.
Oppose the New One-Sided Resolution (H.Res. 294) to be Debated in House on June 25, 2003
June 23rd, 2003
CALL YOUR REPS NOW! On Wednesday, June 25, the House of Representatives is scheduled to take up House Resolution 294, introduced by Rep. Tom Lantos (D CA-12). The resolution is being taken up under "suspension," meaning that the normal committee process was bypassed and the House Leadership allowed it to go directly to the Floor of the House. Resolutions taken up under "suspension" cannot be amended and need a 2/3 majority to pass. The resolution is entitled: "Condemning the terrorism inflicted on Israel since the Aqaba Summit and expressing solidarity with the Israeli people in their fight against terrorism..."
Support the International Solidarity Movement
May 12th, 2003
Support International Protection for the Palestinian People! Contact Congress and Make Your Voice Heard! The Israeli government has declared its intention to target international peace and human rights workers in order to end their nonviolent resistance to military rule and the measure of protection they offer the civilian population. >> READ MORE
1st Washington Wednesday—March 12, 2003
March 12th, 2003
On Wednesday, March 12, please join us in a national day of advocacy to oppose Israel's aid request. Please fax, call, and email your Members of Congress and make your opinion heard.
Tell Israel that more home demolitions are not the answer
November 19th, 2002
Please take action on the Alert against home demolitions in Hebron issued by Christian Peacemaker Teams and attached below. As a US-led war against Iraq looms larger, so does the Israeli threat of mass “transfer”--ethnic cleansing--of the Palestinians from the Occupied Palestinian Territories, under cover of such a war.
Protest Israel's Treatment of US Congressional Delegation
August 8th, 2002
Please contact your congressional representative to protest Israel's treatment of this delegation.
Urge GAO Investigation of Israeli Violation of Arms Export Control Act
July 25th, 2002
Call your two Senators and Representative in the House and strongly urge them to request that the Government Accounting Office (GAO) investigate whether Monday night's attack on Gaza City constitutes a violation of the U.S. Arms Export Control Act [US Public Law 90-829].
Threats in Congress to End US Aid to Palestinian Refugees
July 9th, 2002
Several members of Congress have begun a vicious and unsubstantiated attack on the UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA). UNRWA has, since 1949, provided education, health, and relief and social services to 3.9 million Palestinian refugees in the West Bank, Gaza, Jordan, Lebanon and Syria.