(06.11.2023) We – movements, organizations and activists, Jews and Arabs – write these words out of heavy mourning for the thousands of people killed in recent weeks, and out of terrible anxiety for the safety of the abducted and those who will still be harmed in Israel, Gaza and the West Bank.
Despite everything: Voices for an end to violence and understanding in Israel and Palestine
(17.10.2023) Hamas’s militants have invaded Israel from Gaza on October 7, 2023. "Hundreds of people were massacred in their homes and at a music festival, just entire communities decimated," reports Israeli conscientious objector Haggai Matar. It is an unimaginable horror.
Suffering does not justify suffering and, one injustice does not justify another and one crime does not warrant another
(15.10.2023) Israel is planning to send tens of thousands of soldiers into the Gaza Strip at any moment, launching a ground invasion whose proportions are not yet known. For the last week, top government and military officials have been calling for revenge, promising to ravage Gaza and cause unthinkable harm to hundreds of thousands of civilians. We must stop this now.
(15.10.2023) Terrible sights from the south and the Gaza envelope. Sights of war, murder, destruction and a criminal attack on innocent civilians. Our hearts are with the victims of hamas’ attack, both on the ground and via rockets.
October 8, 2023: Terrible sights from the south
October 9, 2023: As if brutality will improve something
October 15, 2023: There is no solution that can grow out of desire for revenge and suffering