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Why I Burned My Israeli Military Papers

Weekend Edition May 22 / 23, 2004 “Justice, Justice You Must Pursue” Why I Burned My Israeli Military Papers By JOSH RUEBNER On Thursday I set fire to my Israeli military deferral papers across the street from the Israeli Embassy … Continue reading

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Panel sheds light on Middle East conflict

Monday, March 31, 2003 Updated: 04.02.03 Panel sheds light on Middle East conflict by Eileen Lofrese / staff writer The Breeze News  RACHELLE LACROIX / photo editor Joshua Ruebner, left, president and co-founder of Jews for Peace in Palestine and Israel, speaks … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to Paul Wolfowitz

CounterPunch An Open Letter to Paul Wolfowitz To My Former Dean and Other “Court Jews” by JOSH RUEBNER Dear Assistant Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz, I doubt it if you remember me. That’s okay though. I don’t think that I … Continue reading

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The Raytheon-Israel-Congress Threesome

http://www.mediamonitors.net/joshruebner3.html “To qualify for self-determination, a people must show some kind of national identity….What political organizations, social institutions, literature, art, religion, or private correspondence express any ties between the Palestinian people to the Land of Israel?” Adam Cherrill, Manager of … Continue reading

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Time to Intensify Our Efforts: Building a Counter-AIPAC

Washington Report on Middle East Affairs January/February 2003 Time to Intensify Our Efforts Building a Counter-AIPAC By Josh Ruebner Henry David Thoreau, arguably the greatest American philosopher and practitioner of nonviolent resistance to injustice, recognized that the U.S. political system … Continue reading

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Jewish Anti-Occupation Group Lobbies U.S.

World War 4 Report JEWISH ANTI-OCCUPATION GROUP LOBBIES U.S. Jews for Peace and in Palestine and Israel (JPPI), a 1,200 member-strong organization that opposes the Israeli occupation of Palestine, is trying to get the US to enforce the Arms Export … Continue reading

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Striking with Impunity

Counterpunch December 10, 2002 Striking with Impunity by JOSH RUEBNER As part of its ongoing brutal military occupation and collective punishment of the Palestinian people, Israel invaded the refugee camp al-Bureij, in the Gaza Strip, in the early morning hours … Continue reading

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Peace Partners Keeping Hope Alive

Peace Partners Keeping Hope Alive By Mary McGrory Sunday, December 1, 2002; Page B07 Three women — a Christian, a Jew and a Muslim — ended a seven-city tour here last week. They had sought sympathy for peace and the … Continue reading

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Arab-Jewish Cooperation in the US

Znet Arab-Jewish Cooperation in the US By Josh Ruebner Saturday, November 30, 2002 Last week, the Arab American Institute (AAI) and Americans for Peace Now (APN) released a joint public opinion poll of Jewish and Arab American attitudes toward Israeli-Palestinian … Continue reading

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In Defense of Christian Allies

National Review November 26, 2002, 8:30 a.m. In Defense of Christian Allies Why Evangelicals support Israel. By Nissan Ratzlav-Katz Last Thursday, a delegation of leaders of the conservative American grassroots organization, the Christian Coalition, rode a bus in Jerusalem. A … Continue reading

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