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Presbyterians vote to divest from companies aiding Israeli occupation

The Presbyterian Church narrowly approved divestment from three U.S. companies that supply Israel with equipment used to maintain its occupation of Palestinian territory.

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"Daylight" appears on Israel-Palestine conflict

J Street, the six-year-old "pro-Israel, pro-peace" liberal Jewish organization, with some 180,000 members and supporters, met in San Francisco June 7-8 in its first national summit on the West Coast.

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Floridians rally to end occupation of Gaza

100 Floridians from throughout central and south Florida gathered to hold a demonstration calling for the end of the Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories.

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Latino and Palestinian film festivals offer great viewing

CHIGAO - The Latino Film Festival and the Palestine Film Fesitval both run from April 16-29, so you might consider being at two theaters on the same night.

Bill to divest from arms makers faces test

The fate of a bill passed by the University of California at Berkeley Student Senate to divest from two U.S. firms providing military support to Israel's occupation of Palestine will likely be decided April 14.

Jewish peace conference takes Washington spotlight

The first national conference of the surging Jewish-American peace movement, at Washington's Grand Hyatt Hotel, has drawn over 1,500 participants, exceeding organizers' expectations.