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Philly BDS offers “Recycle, Hack, Destroy”- a light video at a dark time

 As yet another horrific Israeli military offensive escalates in Gaza, human rights activists advocating for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) of Israel stay the course. Read more.

 


IMG_4084The international boycott campaign against SodaStream came to the streets of Philadelphia on June 14, 2014 as Philly BDS and their allies protested stores in center city that stock SodaStream products.   Upwards of a dozen spirited protestors gathered at the flagship Macy’s store located at 13th and Market Streets for two hours of in-store and on-the-street actions.  With signs and informational postcards that read “Occupation isn’t green. Boycott Sodastream,” activists explained to passers-by that Sodastream is profiting from the theft of Palestinian resources and exploitation of Palestinian labor.

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The 18th annual Israeli Film Festival, which is being sponsored by the Consulate General of Israel, is currently screening films at the International House in Philadelphia. The film festival, which runs from March 8th until April 6th, claims to be a celebration of Israeli culture aimed at enriching the American vision of Israeli society. Despite its self-portrayal as a purely cultural event, however, the Film Festival—which receives financial support from Israel—is helping to whitewash Israel’s appalling human rights record towards the Palestinian people.

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Tax-deductible apartheid: JNF raises $60 million a year for racially-discriminatory land purchases

 

Read the press release of our latest action on Mondoweiss


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Norman G. Finkelstein received his doctorate in 1988 from the Department of Politics at Princeton University. For many years he taught political theory and the Israel-Palestine conflict. He currently writes and lectures. Finkelstein is the author of eight books that have been translated into 50 foreign editions, including The Holocaust Industry and Beyond Chutzpah.

 


 

boycottsabratribeIn July 2005,

171 members of Palestinian Civil Society—including political parties, unions, associations, coalitions and organizations—created the global Boycott Divestment Sanctions (BDS) movement, calling for “Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions against Israel Until it Complies with International Law and Universal Principles of Human Rights” for Occupied Palestinians, Palestinian citizens of Israel, and Palestinian refugees abroad.

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Why Boycott Sabra?

Sabra is part-owned by the Strauss Group, an Israeli based corporation, that is well known for its vigorous support of the Israeli Defense Forces.sabra

Why Boycott Tribe?

Tribe is owned by the Osem Group, an Israeli corporation and a key supporter of the Jewish National Fund, an essential partner of the Israeli government and army.tribe


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