“There are a lot of organizations doing political organizing, but I think we’re working on something different here in terms of talking about it as a community. It really struck home for me when we had the Shabbat dinner for gay and lesbian marriage.”
Upcoming series: Sunday, March 9, Wednesday, April 9, Friday, May 9
Perspectives on Non-violent Solutions to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
If we agree that a military solution to the Israeli/Palestinian conflict is a lose-lose proposition, then is non-violent resistance the path? There are many forms of non-violent activism in both the occupied territories and Israel. Some are controversial. Some are creative. Others are simply quiet acts of courage. What do they tell us about the prospects for peace and for civil society?
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Our work in support of a just peace between Israel and the Palestinian people is guided by principles developed by the Middle East Working Group and adopted by the Board of Boston Workmen’s Circle:
- Ending the occupation
- Establishing two viable states, a homeland for the Jewish people and a homeland for the Palestinian people
- An end to the violence on all sides
- Making room for a diversity of views