Ir Amim -“City of Nations”–For an Equitable and Stable Jerusalem with an Agreed Political Future

Ir Amim (“City of Nations” or “City of Peoples”) is an Israeli non-profit, non-partisan organization founded in order to actively engage in those issues impacting on Israeli-Palestinian relations in Jerusalem and on the political future of the city.  Ir Amim seeks to render Jerusalem a more viable and equitable city, while generating and promoting a more politically sustainable future.

 

B’TSELEM – The Israeli Information Center for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories

B'TSELEM - The Israeli Information Center for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories was established in 1989 by a group of prominent academics, attorneys, journalists, and Knesset members. It endeavors to document and educate the Israeli public and policymakers about human rights violations in the Occupied Territories, combat the phenomenon of denial prevalent among the Israeli public, and help create a human rights culture in Israel.

Events

The AJDS holds and participates in many different events. 

What about the real sins?

[ME News Service Comments: Anyone following the Israeli media would find that besides being concerned with coalition making, one of the biggest story concerns Navy Chief Major General Eli Marom’s visit to a strip club. The prediction is that he will lose his job because he lied about it. What I have been waiting is for someone to point our the obvious: In Israel’s current warped value system soldiers get punished far more severely for stealing from Palestinians (without authorisation) than for murdering them without authorisation.

Yesh Gvul

Yesh Gvul (“There is a limit !”) is an Israeli peace group campaigning against the occupation by backing soldiers who refuse duties of a repressive or aggressive nature. The brutal role of the Israeli army in subjugating the Palestinian population places numerous servicemen in a grave moral and political dilemma, as they are required to enforce policies they deem illegal, immoral and ultimately harmful to Israeli interests.