A heartening sign of growing activism for social justice & democracy in Israel in Palestine today

I publish below my translation of a status I found on Facebook today, by a “community” that now includes major organizations &  groups of activists. Where possible I have added links to info in English about these groups.

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Tag Meir [Illuminating Tag]
Machsom Watch [Checkpoint Watch]
Nashim beshachor [Women in Black]
Physicians for Human Rights
Rabbis for Human Rights
Yesh Din – Volunteers for Human Rights
Shovrim Shtika [Breaking the Silence]
Ir Amim [City of Peoples]
B’tselem [In the Image]
Nashim Osot Shalom [Women Wage Peace]
Forum of Palestinian & Israeli Bereaved Families
Council for the Human Spirit in Education
The Bilingual School
Shchenim shel Shalom [Neighbors of Peace]
Jews and Arabs Refuse to Be Enemies
Adam Institute for Democracy and Peace
Coalition of Women for Peace
Together Beyond Words
The Movement for Quality in Governance
The YMCA School in Jerusalem

All of us & and many others of us are members in one of these organizations or of groups, associations, etc., with similar egalitarian, liberal, democratic goals, that believe in peace. liberty, equality and justice for all inhabitants of this country with no distinction of religion, nation, race or gender.

Please add your organization so we can share and collate information.

End of translation. & if you like, you could maybe read the list as poetry? (& if you do that, maybe I should remind or inform you that “B’tselem” takes its name from the passage in Genesis (1,27) where it says “God created human beings in his own image. In the image of God he created them; male and female he created them.”


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