We offer these resources because they contain interesting information and perspectives on efforts to secure a just peace in Israel and Palestine. The views are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of CJPIP.


News, research, opinion, and analysis

Alternative Information Center (AIC)

Coteret: News, analysis and opinion from the Israeli Hebrew media

Electronic Intifada

Foundation for Middle East Peace

Ha’aretz (English)

How Many Weapons to Israel?

If Americans Knew

Israeli Occupation Archive

Indymedia Independent Media Center Israel

International Middle East Media Center (IMEMC)

The Jerusalem Fund for Education and Community Development

Occupation Magazine (Kibush)

Palestine Monitor

Ramallah On Line (English)

ZNet Israel/Palestine Watch


Peace and Justice Groups (Americas/Europe)

Committee for a Just Peace in Israel and Palestine

Jewish Voice for Peace

US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation

American Friends Service Committee-Chicago

Al-Awda Palestinian Right to Return Coalition

Arab Jewish Partnership for Peace and Justice in the Middle East

Coalition to Stop $30 Billion to Israel (Albuquerque, New Mexico)

Colorado Campaign for Middle East Peace

Chicago Faith Coalition on Middle East Policy

American Jews for a Just Peace

Churches for Middle East Peace

Canadians for Justice and Peace in the Middle East

European Jews for a Just Peace

Fellowship of Reconciliation

International Jewish Anti-Zionist Network

Independent Jewish Voices (Canada)

Middle East Children’s Alliance

Palestine Solidarity Committee—Seattle

Pax Christi USA

Friends of Sabeel North America

Vermonters for a Just Peace in Palestine/Israel


Activist Groups (Israel/Palestine)

Anarchists Against the Wall

Bat Shalom Israeli Women for Peace

Bilin Village nonviolent resistance movement

Breaking the Silence

Christian Peacemaker Teams

Free Gaza Movement

Gush Shalom

International Solidarity Movement

Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions

Machsom Watch

The Palestinian Center for Rapprochement between People

Palestine Solidarity Project

Popular Struggle Coordination Committee

Sheikh Jarrah eviction protest

Shiministim Israeli high school draft resisters

Stop the Wall


Women in Black

Yesh Gvul

Zochrot (Remembering)


Human Rights Groups (Palestine/Israel)

Association for Civil Rights in Israel

Adalah Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel

Addamer Palestinian Prisoners’ Support and Human Rights Association

Amnesty International

Al-Haq Human Rights in the Occupied Palestinian Territories

Badil Resource center for Palestinian residency and Refugee Rights

Right to Education Campaign, Birzeit University

B’Tselem, the Israeli Information Center for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories

Centre on Housing Rights and Evictions

Gisha Legal Center for Freedom of Movement

HAMOKED Center for the Defence of the Individual

Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions

New Israel Fund

Public Committee Against Torture in Israel

Palestinian Centre for Human Rights

Physicians for Human Rights – Israel

Regional Council for Unrecognized Villages in the Negev

Campaign for the right to enter the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT)

Yesh Din Volunteers for Human Rights


Boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS)

For websites with particularly useful BDS resources visit:


Adalah The New York Campaign for the Boycott of Israel
Bay Area Campaign to End Israeli Apartheid

Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions-Oregon

Global Movement Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions for Palestine

Olympia BDS

JVP report on Campus Divestment

Interfaith Peace Initiative Catalog of Global BDS Actions

A brief history of BDS, by Mazin Qumsiyeh

Boycott! Supporting the Palestinian BDS call from within (Israel)
Boycott Israeli Goods Campaign, UK
Cal Divest From Apartheid
Canadian teachers union Ontario divison approves BDS,7340,L-3256307,00.html
Carleton Students Against Israeli Apartheid BDS

Caterpillar campaign

Desmond Tutu: “Of Occupation and Apartheid, Do I Divest?”

Georgetown University, Divest

Methodist Church [UK] Boycott of settlement goods

Norway BDS campaign

Olympia Food Co-Op boycott of Israeli goods

Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel

Palestinian Civil Society Call for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS), 2005

Palestinian BDS Committee reaffirms call for BDS, 2010

Progressive Jews from Europe, Israel, and North America call for Israeli boycott, 2009

Spain BDS campaign

TIAA-CREF Divest by Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP)

Toronto Declaration: No Celebration of Occupation

UCSD Divest for Peace

UNISON British Labor Unionpledges support for Palestine

United Nations International Conference in Support of Middle East Peace endorses BDS

94 artists call for cultural boycott

“Why Do I Boycott Israel?” [comic] by Ethan Heitner


Palestine/Israel: introduction to the issue (web resources)

Palestine, Israel and the Arab-Israeli Conflict, A Primer, by Joel Beinin and Lisa Hajjar

Understanding the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: A Primer, by Phyllis Bennis [2007]

Israeli-Palestinian Conflict 101, Jewish Voice for Peace, Adapted from the the Institute of Middle East Understanding (IMEU)’s background briefings.

The Origin of the Palestine-Israel Conflict, by Jews for Justice in the Middle East

Truth Against Truth, by Gush Shalom/Israeli Peace Bloc (downloadable PDF booklet)

Top Ten Myths about the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, by Jeremy R. Hammond, founder and editor of Foreign Policy Journal

Video: 5000 Years of History in 90 Seconds – Imperial History of the Middle East

An Introduction to the Israel-Palestine Conflict [2002], by Dr. Norman G. Finkelstein

Jews From the Middle East: a Jewish Voice for Peace Fact Sheet


Key Events
Electronic Intifada: “Notable milestones of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, such as May 2004’s “Operation Rainbow” in Gaza and the August 2004 hunger strike by Palestinian prisoners. See Key Historical Events for information on larger historical events such as the Nakba and Sabra & Shatila Massacres.”

Electronic Intifada: “Information about key historical milestones in Palestinian and international history, including the Nakba, the Deir Yassin Massacre, Land Day, the Sabra & Shatila Massacres, 9/11 and “Operation Defensive Shield”.

The Nakba: Jewish Voice for Peace Fact Sheet “60 years after Israeli independence and the Palestinian Nakba, or Catastrophe, this fact sheet details what led up to the Catastrophe, who are the Palestinian refugees, the role of the UN, and why Jews should care.”

Palestine: The Truth About 1948 [1988], Dr. Norman G. Finkelstein – online essay,


Conscientious Objection to Military Service in Israel

New Profile: AMovement for the Civil-ization of Israeli Society

Shministim: Young Israelis speak their conscience

Courage to Refuse/Seruv

Yesh Gvul: An Israeli group supporting soldiers with the difficult decision to refuse military service.

Combatants for Peace: an organization made up of former Palestinian freedom fighters and former Israeli soldiers—“only by joining forces, will we be able to end the cycle of violence, the bloodshed and the occupation and oppression of the Palestinian people.”

Refuser Solidarity Network: “Ending the occupation one soldier at a time”


Israel and International Arms Trade

Arming the occupation: Israel and the Arms Trade [2002], Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT), London,

Arms to Israel,

Military trade Philips in violation with Dutch arms policy, Campagne tegen Wapenhandel [2004],

MPs call for review of arms exports after Israeli assault on Gaza, The Guardian [UK] [3/30/10],

Neged Neshek
: resource for news, data and analysis focusing on Israel’s arms industry with a secondary focus on militarism in Israeli culture, society and politics
Undermining Global Security: the European Union’s arms exports [2004], Amnesty International,



Dispatches from Gaza by Ashley Bates

Sam Bahour

Dimi’s Notes by Dmitry Reider

Foreign Policy by Stephen Walt

Gaza Mom by Laila El-Haddad

Hybrid States by Yaniv Reich

Jewish Peace News

Commentary from Israel and the West Bank by Joseph Dana

Max Blumenthal

Sharing the Land of Canaan by Mazin Qumsiyeh

Love Under Apartheid

Mondoweiss by Philip Weiss and Adam Horowitz

Muzzlewatch–Tracking censorship on Israel/Palestine (Jewish Voice for Peace)

Popular Struggle Organization Committee in the occupied territories

Rabbibrian’s Blog by Rabbi Brian Walt

Reports from Sheikh Jarrah

Shalom Rav by Rabbi Brant Rosen

Susiya Forever

The Magnes Zionist by Jeremiah Haber

The Only Democracy? by Jewish Voice for Peace

Tikun Olam by Richard Silverstein

Wallwritings by James Wall


Recommended e-mail news distribution services

Electronic Intifada News

Jewish Peace News

Occupation News



Palestinian Loss of Land, 1946 to 2000


Foundation for Middle East Peace


Palestinian Academic Society for the Study of International Affairs – Jerusalem

Interactive map of Palestinian villages destroyed in Nakba