Jewish Voice for Peace

Vermont - New Hampshire Chapter



Jewish Voice for Peace is the largest progressive Jewish anti-Zionist organization in the world.

We’re organizing a grassroots, multiracial, cross-class, intergenerational movement of U.S. Jews into solidarity with Palestinian freedom struggle.

If you’ve been looking for a political home for Jews on the left in this perilous moment; if you’ve been wanting a Jewish community with justice at the center; if you’ve been looking to turn your rage and grief into meaningful, strategic action:
Join us. You belong here.

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Our Vision

We envision a world where all people — from the U.S. to Palestine — live in freedom, justice, equality, and dignity.
Like generations of Jewish leftists before us, we fight for the liberation of all people. We believe that through organizing, we can and will dismantle the institutions and structures that sustain injustice and grow something new, joyful, beautiful, and life-sustaining in their place. 
We picture the concrete of the Apartheid wall in pieces on free Palestinian soil. We picture Israeli jails, prisons, and detention centers emptied and dismantled. We picture the return of Palestinian refugees, reuniting with their families and communities. We picture Palestinians — from the Jordan River to the Mediterranean Sea — living with their inalienable rights respected, building schools and hospitals and planting olive groves with the resources they need. 
We imagine Jewish Israelis released from conscripted violence against Palestinians, free from dehumanizing others which in turn diminishes their own humanity. We imagine Jewish Israelis joining Palestinians to build a just society, rooted in equality rather than supremacy, dignity rather than domination, democracy rather than dispossession — a society where every life is precious. 
Throughout the Jewish diaspora, we envision our communities beginning to heal from the Zionist movement’s attempts to dilute and erase many of our diasporic histories, languages, and traditions. We envision replacing Jewish institutions that use fear to keep us in line, and the proliferation of thriving and vibrant Jewish communities building safety for ourselves and all our neighbors, grounded in a vision of dignity, power, and love for all people.

Upcoming Events

Can the US Lead the Israelis and Palestinians Towards Peace?29 Feb 2024Dartmouth College, NH
Teaching Palestine09 Mar 2024To Be Announced
Monthly Reading for Palestine14 Mar 2024224 Main St, Brattleboro, VT, USA
Seeing Through the Wall24 Mar 202475 Main St, Bennington, VT, USA

Past Events

RALLY & DEMAND TO BIDEN27 Feb 2024115 State St, Montpelier, VT, USA
Dan Byman -- Israel and Gaza: Is There a Way Forward?26 Feb 2024Dartmouth College, NH
FILM: Israelism20 Feb 202480 Main St, West Lebanon, NH 03784, USA
Benefit Performance for Gaza Relief18 Feb 202458 South Main Street, Northfield, VT, USA
DIVEST DON'T ARREST16 Feb 2024Dartmouth College, Hanover NH
CANCELLED: From Shakespeare to Gaza13 Feb 2024Online Event
Live Interview From Nablus, Palestine With Mohammed and Majed Sawalha04 Feb 2024Online Event
Vermonters Together: Building a Better Future27 Jan 202439 Main St. Montpelier, VT
Join JVP VT/NH to commemorate Holocaust Remembrance Day27 Jan 2024115 State St, Montpelier, VT
Poetry for Palestine24 Jan 2024245 Main Street, Bethel, VT, USA
Bernie Virtual Town Hall24 Jan 2024Online Event
EMERGENCY Rally and Press conference22 Jan 2024149 Church Street Burlington, VT
Rally and March for Gaza20 Jan 2024149 Church Street, Burlington, VT, USA
ART BUILD20 Jan 2024To Be Announced
Poetry for Palestine17 Jan 202485 N Main St, White River Junction, VT, USA
Israelism14 Jan 2024Online Event
Vermont Coalition for Palestinian Liberation Meeting13 Jan 202446 Granite Street, Barre, VT, USA
SOLIDARITY MARCH13 Jan 2024Dartmouth Hall, College Street, Hanover, NH, USA
SHUT IT DOWN!23 Dec 2023Brattleboro, VT
Professor Mohammed Sawalha will Speak from Nablus14 Dec 2023Online Event
Brattleboro Hannukah Against Apartheid14 Dec 2023Brattleboro, VT
Montpelier/Burlington Hannukah Against Apartheid12 Dec 2023Main St, Montpelier, VT, USA
DEMONSTRATION02 Dec 2023Montpelier, VT, USA
THE GAZA MONOLOGUES29 Nov 2023139 Main Street, Brattleboro, VT 05301
Stand in Solidarity, Against Hatred29 Nov 2023MONTPELIER, VT
Palestine: A Call for Humanity19 Nov 2023Online Event
Poetry Readings19 Nov 2023368 Main St, Norwich, VT 05055

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