Links on Palestine and Israel

Women's groups active for peace in Israel/Palestine

  • Coalition of Women for Peace - brings together independent women and 10 feminist peace organizations who work relentlessly for peace and justice. Founded in November 2000, after the outbreak of the Second Intifada, the Coalition today is a leading voice in the peace movement.
  • International Women's Peace Service - documents human rights abuses, works with the media, and non-violently intervenes in conflict situations  
  • Machsom Watch - women monitoring military checkpoints to end the abuse of Palestinians at these locations.
  • Women in Black - holding vigils throughout the world to stop violence and injustice, founded in Jerusalem in 1988 to end the occupation.Their website.
  • Rachel Corrie website: in memoriam
  • CODEPINK: Justice for Palestine USA women's peace group long active on Gaza, peace in the Middle East
  • Jewish Voice for Peace (USA)- "Through grassroots organizing, education, advocacy, and media, Jewish Voice for Peace works to achieve a lasting peace that recognizes the rights of both Israelis and Palestinians for security and self-determination." See regional chapters listing.

    Sources of information
  • "news, summaries and commentary by people opposing the occupation"
  • Journalist Uri Avnery's English weekly column

updated, January 2015