Links

A.   GREATER VANCOUVER LINKS:

Canada Palestine Association
Support for the Palestinian people’s struggle to realize their human and national rights including the right to self-determination, the right to return and the right to be compensated for confiscated properties
http://www.cpavancouver.org/

Canada Palestine Support Network — CanPalNet
Gathers Canadians of all backgrounds who support the human, democratic and national rights of the Palestinian people.  Aims to change the policies and actions of the Canadian government so that these come to support the rights of the Palestinian people.
http://www.canpalnet.ca


Dalai Lama Center For Peace+Education
Cultivating Compassion, Working for Peace, Educating the Heart
http://dalailamacenter.org/

Independent Jewish Voices — Canada, BC
A national human rights organization whose mandate is to promote a just resolution to the dispute in Israel and Palestine through the application of international law and respect for the human rights of all parties.  Vancouver chapter.
http://www.ijv.canada.org/chapters/vancouver

B.  NEWS LINKS:

Democracy Now!
A daily independent global news hour
http://www.democracynow.org/

Ha’aretz
Online edition, analysis from Israel and the Middle East
http://www.haaretz.com/

News Nosh
A daily news summary directly from Israel
http://peacenow.org/nosh.html

C.  PUBLICATIONS:

Outlook
Canada’s Progressive Jewish Magazine
http://www.vcn.bc.ca/outlook/

Tikkun
Magazine dedicated to healing and transforming the world
http://www.tikkun.org/

D.  OTHER USEFUL WEBSITES:

B’Tselem
The Israeli Information Center for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories
http://www.btselem.org/

CJPME
Canadians for Justice and Peace in the Middle East
https://www.cjpme.org/

Canadian Boat to Gaza
Together we can end the blockade to Gaza
http://www.tahrir.ca/

Christian Peacemaker Teams
Faith-based organization that supports Palestinian-led, nonviolent, grassroots resistance to the Israeli occupation and the unjust structures that uphold it.  By collaborating with local Palestinian and Israeli peacemakers and educating people in our home communities, we help create a space for justice and peace. We maintain a project in the southern West Bank city of Hebron. (Al-Khalil)
http://www.cpt.org/work/palestine

Compassionate Listening Project
Empowering individuals and communities to transform conflict & create powerful cultures of peace
http://www.compassionatelistening.org/

Gaza’s Ark
Sailing from Palestine against the blockade
http://www.gazaark.org/

Holy Land Trust
Based in Bethlehem, strengthening communities for the future
http://www.holylandtrust.org/

IFPB (Interfaith Peace Builders)
Fosters a network of informed and active individuals who understand the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the US political, military, and economic role in it. .. We lead delegations of people from diverse backgrounds to Israel/Palestine, emphasize listening to and learning from those immersed in the reality of the conflict and advancing the work of Israelis and Palestinians committed to nonviolent struggle and peace with justice. We seek to empower delegates to educate their local communities and the media, counter unfair or inaccurate stereotypes, and advocate for a more just US foreign policy.”
http://www.ifpb.org/

Insight on Conflict
Lists conflict areas of the world and organizations doing peace-building in those areas. You can find out who the local peacebuilders are, what they do, and how you might get in touch with them. http://www.insightonconflict.org/conflicts/israel-palestinian-territories/peacebuilding-organisations/

Jewish Dialogue Group
Works to foster constructive dialogue within Jewish communities across the world.  Excellent resources re Israel-Palestine
http://www.jewishdialogue.org/

Jewish Voice for Peace
Israelis and Palestinians. Two Peoples, One Future
http://jewishvoiceforpeace.org/

MECA
Middle East Children’s Alliance
www.mecaforpeace.org

Muzzlewatch
Tracking efforts to stifle open debate about US-Israeli foreign policy
http://www.muzzlewatch.com/

Rabbis for Human Rights, N.A. — NOW T’RUAH
Rabbis from all streams of Judaism that act on the Jewish imperative to respect and protect the human rights of all people.
http://www.rhr-na.org/ NOW http://www.truah.org

The Tiyul-Rihla Project
Joint initiative bringing Israelis and Palestinians  together to travel and learn the history of the other
in each other’s territories. We strongly believe that by studying the past we can better understand the present, and begin to change the future.”
http://www.tiyul-rihla.org/

Traubman’s Palestinian-Jewish Living Room Dialogue
Palestinians and Jews engaged in dialogue, finding common ground, improving the environment for reconciliation and making change
that includes and dignifies all Earth’s cultures, races, nations, religions, and species.
http://traubman.igc.org/dg-prog.htm

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