Friday, May 20, 2016

A Jewish Voice for Peace? Actually, Just Another Hate Group - by Ziva Dahl

...What other individuals and groups are underwriting JVP? Could there be funding from sources connected directly or indirectly to terrorist organizations? We don’t know. What we do know is that Jewish Voice for Peace is not a “voice for peace.” Its hatred for Israel is palpable and underlies the organization’s raison d’etre — to defame, demonize and criminalize Israel so that the world sees the Jewish state as JVP sees it — a pariah among nations.

Ziva Dahl..
16 May '16..

Who is the group called A Jewish Voice for Peace and why does it hide its funders from the public?

Don’t be fooled by the name. JVP is an organization of extremists masquerading as Jewish advocates seeking a just peace for all people in the Middle East. Using the language of human rights and claiming to be acting in accordance with Jewish values, JVP demonizes, defames and delegitimizes Israel, labeling it an “occupier,”“apartheid” and “racist,” while embracing the global boycott, divestment and sanctions campaign (BDS) which would result in the destruction of the only Jewish homeland in the world.

With 9,000 dues-paying members and 60 chapters, JVP’s stated mission is to dilute support for Israel in order to end the Israeli “occupation” of the “West Bank,” Gaza and East Jerusalem, to resolve the Palestinian refugee problem and bring peace to the Middle East. JVP attempts to convince Jews that opposition to Israel is consistent with Jewish values, professing, “We work to build Jewish communities that reflect the understanding that being Jewish and Judaism are not synonymous with Zionism or support for Israel.”

But JVP’s mission statement is a smokescreen, the old “bait and switch” – to lure volunteers by feigning devotion to Jewish values, human rights and social justice and then to propagandize them into warriors in the global anti-Israel war of words as lethal as a war fought with bullets and bombs.

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Ziva Dahl is a fellow with the Haym Salomon Center with a Master of Arts degree in public law and government from Columbia University and an A.B. in political science from Vassar College. Her bylines appear in the New York Daily News, the New York Observer and The Hill. This article was originally published by The American Spectator.

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