Category Archives: Nonviolence

Brewing an Elixir of Radical Peace and Justice

Reclaiming Spiral Dance, Saturday, October 27, Craneway Conference Center, Richmond, California: Altar viewing and Reading of Names of the Beloved Dead at 6:00. Ritual at 7:00 This year’s ritual intention is “Where land meets water, together with our beloved dead, … Continue reading

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Brothers and Sisters in the Military: Refuse to Fight! Refuse to Kill!

Dear Friends, It is November 11 again, Veteran’s Day here in the United States. This date was first proclaimed “Armistice Day” in 1919 by Woodrow Wilson because at 11:11 am, on November 11, 1918, the armistice was signed that ended … Continue reading

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Jim’s January Missive 2: Political Moments, Laughter Balm, “Censored Voices”, Tax Resistance, Don’t Blame the Victim

Energy and aftermath of the Womens March Laughter Balm Join me in being a War Tax Resister “Censored Voices” Kehilla Community Synagogue Film Series, Sat.Feb.4, 7:00pm (Presented by the Middle East Peace Committee which I am now part of) Discussion … Continue reading

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September 2016’s Approximately Monthly Missive

[I am uploading to this blog earlier e-mail blasts I sent out that I am collecting together now under the guise of  “Jim’s Approximately Monthly Missives.” In the future I will be posting them here first and then sharing links to … Continue reading

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Jim’s January Missive 1: Return to Palestine and MLK’s Revolutionary Radicalism

I sent this approximately monthly missive out the morning of Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday to a list I have of old and new friends and family. I will be re-posting them here so others can see them, and also so … Continue reading

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Larger Questions I Want to Ask Right

I AM TIRED AND FRUSTRATED BY THE RECURRING, AND INCREASINGLY DIFFICULT, TASK TO REASSURE SOMEONE THAT I AM NOT JUST BASHING THE UNITED STATES OR CAPITALISM OR BARACK OBAMA WHEN I BRING UP DEADLY AND ESCALATING VIOLENT CONTRADICTIONS IN US … Continue reading

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Right on JVP! We officially support the BDS call from Palestinian civil society!

I am prouder than ever of Jewish Voice for Peace for taking the time we needed (Okay, it was a little late in coming by some measures, but not by others.) to come to a clearer, more definitive and full … Continue reading

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