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The Palestinian and Jewish Unity (PAJU) is a human rights organization that explicitly recognizes the right of the Palestinian people to national existence and to live in security. We condemn all violations of human rights. PAJU was co-founded in Montreal by Bruce Katz, a Jewish Canadian and Rezeq Faraj, a Palestinian Canadian who have been friends for more than 25 years. Our group is comprised of Jews, Palestinians and other Canadians of good conscience who work together to promote peace in the Middle East and to educate the public on the Palestinian question.

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Paju's Vigil: Friday June 15, 2018 at the street fair on FleurySt. Est, corner Francis

Hello everyone,

PAJU leafleting and vigil:

FRIDAY June 15 from 12 PM to 1 PM at the street fair on Fleury East corner Francis (bus 69 from métro Henri-Bourassa. Stop at Francis & walk to Fleury)

Saturday June 16 from 1 PM to 3 PM at the street fair on Fleury East corner Francis (bus 69 from métro Henri-Bourassa. Stop at Francis & walk to Fleury)

"End the occupation !" PAJU Vigil #905, June 15, 2018: Nurse Razan Al Najjar, 21, was shot dead

Nurse Razan Al Najjar, 21, was approaching a wounded protester near the border fence in Khan Younis when she was shot dead on Friday June 1rst 2018.

‘I am targeted by the Israeli army,’ Razan al-Najjar said before she was killed.She was working at the at Israel-Gaza border. “I received information about the Israeli army’s intentions towards me. I had to stay away from the field because of my activities of tending to the injured but I ignore all of that.”

"End the occupation !" PAJU Vigil #904, June 8, 2018: Ad For Israeli Maternity Ward Portrays Fetus As Future Soldier

Militarism begins at conception? An ad for a maternity ward in one of Israel’s top hospitals depicts a fetus wearing a military beret and saluting. An advertisement for a maternity ward in one of Israel’s top hospitals, published in the right-wing newspaper Makor Rishon this past week, has been making the rounds on social media.

The ad for Lis Maternity Hospital, part of Ichilov Hospital in Tel Aviv, shows a fetus wearing a military beret, with a caption reading: “Recipient of the Presidential Award of Excellence, 2038.”

Paju's Vigil: Friday June 8, 2018 at the street fair on Wellington St. In Verdun

Hello!

PAJU leafleting and vigil:

FRIDAY June 8th from 12:00 to 1 PM at the street fair on Ste-Catherins East (metro Beaudry)

N.B : NO LEAFLETING OR VIGIL ON SATURDAY, JUNE 9th!

"End the occupation !" PAJU Vigil #903, June 1st, 2018: Israeli Defense Minister justifies killing of Palestinian journalists

On the second Friday of the Gaza protests, Israeli snipers shot nearly 500 Palestinians at the Gaza border, killing nine, and bringing the death total in two Fridays to 31. Last Friday’s carnage included the sniping of 6 journalists, killing one of them – 30-year-old Yaser Murtaja, even though he wore a flak jacket clearly marked PRESS. This is not looking good, so the Israeli army has issued a response: “The IDF does not intend to shoot at journalists, and the circumstances in which journalists were allegedly injured by IDF gunfire are unknown and are being investigated.” This would be a contradiction of what Defense Minister Lieberman already promised – that “there would be no investigation”.

Paju's Vigil: Friday June 1st, 2018 at the street fair on Wellington St. In Verdun

Hello everyone,

With summer arriving we have started the Saturday vigils from 1 PM to 3 PM at street fairs and we will be at the parades of the Fête Nationale, Canada Day and Gay Pride.

PAJU leafleting and vigil:

FRIDAY June 1st from 12:00 to 1 PM at the street fair on Wellington St. In Verdun in front of the metro de l'Église.

SATURDAY June 2nd from 1PM to 3 PM at the street fair on Wellington St. In Verdun in front of the metro de l'Église.

We are organizing a Saturday team. If you would be able to come to some of the Saturday vigils during the summer let us know.

Afficher/masquer "End the occupation !" PAJU Vigil #902, May 25, 2018: A Grotesque Spectacle in Jerusalem

By Michelle Goldberg, Opinion Columnist, May 14, 2018

On Monday, Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner and other leading lights of the Trumpist right gathered in Israel to celebrate the relocation of the American Embassy to Jerusalem, a gesture widely seen as a slap in the face to Palestinians who envision East Jerusalem as their future capital.

The event was grotesque. It was a consummation of the cynical alliance between hawkish Jews and Zionist evangelicals who believe that the return of Jews to Israel will usher in the apocalypse and the return of Christ, after which Jews who don’t convert will burn forever.

Paju's Vigil: Friday May 25, 2018 at the corner of St. Denis and De Maisonneuve

With summer arriving we are starting the Saturday vigils from 13:00 to 15:00 during street fairs and parades: Fête nationale, Canada Day and Gay Pride.

PAJU leafleting and vigil: Come and denounce Israel’s murders and mutilation of Palestinian civilians in Gaza.

FRIDAY May 25 from 12:00 to 13:00 at the corner of St. Denis and De Maisonneuve ,north side, in the Latin Quarter (Metro Berri-Uqam).

SATURDAY May 26 from 13:00 to 15:00 at the corner of St. Denis and De Maisonneuve, north side, in the Latin Quarter (Metro Berri-Uqam).

We are organizing a Saturday team. If you would be able to come to some of the Saturday vigils during the summer let us know.

"End the occupation !" PAJU Vigil #901, May 18, 2018: Panel “Zionism in Academia (March 2013 )

A panel held on 14th March 2013 and entitled “Zionism in Academia” discussed on that academia in North America is complicit in privileging Zionist discourses, rendering the study, analysis, and discussion of Palestine invisible. Facilitated by Michelle Hartman, professor of Arabic Literature at the Institute of Islamic Studies at McGill, the panel – held as part of Israeli Apartheid Week – drew a crowd of fifty people.

The panel was composed of Mohsen al Attar, a visiting professor and human rights lawyer, and Douglas Smith, a PhD student who was a member of Tadamon!, a Montreal-based collective working in solidarity with struggles for self-determination, equality, and justice in the Middle East.

Paju's Vigil: Friday May 18 2018, from 12:00 to 1 PM at Vendome metro

PAJU leafleting and vigil Friday May 18 from 12:00 to 13:00 at the metro Vendôme.

Come denounce Israel’s cold-blooded murders of Palestinian protesters in Gaza and mutilations caused by 'butterfly' bullets which explode on contact and have resulted in numerous amputations!

Come denounce the apartheid State of Israel, rogue state!

"End the occupation !" PAJU Vigil # 900, May 11, 2018: Canada's silence on Israel's crimes isn't surprising

Canada has always been silent when Israel decides to kill as many Palestinians as it wants to, for any reason.

by Andrew Mitrovica 8 May 2018

Silence.

That one word has defined Canada's response to the summary execution and maiming of hundreds of Palestinians in Gaza lately by Israeli thugs, otherwise known as soldiers, perched comfortably behind makeshift hills meters away in Israel.

Canada remains silent while Israeli snipers continue to murder Palestinian children. Canada remains silent while Israeli snipers continue to shoot Palestinian children in the head and legs with"butterfly" bullets - meant to kill instantly and disfigure irrevocably - for waving Palestinian flags on what remains of Palestinian soil.

Paju's Vigil: Friday May 11 2018, from 12:00 to 2 PM at the CBC building 1400 René-Levesque East

PAJU leafleting and vigil Friday May 11 from 12:00 to 14:00 at the CBC building 1400 René-Levesque east corner Panet metro Beaudry.

Come and denounce the CBC bias against Palestinians and in favour of Israel regarding the murder by Israeli snipers of Palestinians at the Gaza border during the great march.

"End the occupation !" PAJU Vigil # 899, May 4, 2018: Israeli government justifies killing child protesters in Gaza: They’re not in school

Israeli soldiers have killed four Palestinian children during the #GreatReturnMarch protests in the occupied Gaza Strip since March 30. Every sniper shot is approved, & recorded, Israeli officials say.

Mohammed Ayoub was the last to be killed: last Friday at 4:30 PM.

Israeli education minister Naftali Bennett was asked on Sunday if Israel had not gone too far when it killed Ayoub, as Orly Noy reports at +972:

Army Radio morning show host Razi Barkai asked Education Minister Naftali Bennett if “we had gone too far” in killing 15-year-old Mohammed Ayoub during the Gaza Return March protests.

Paju's Vigil: Friday May 4 2018, from 12:00 to 2 PM at the CBC building 1400 René-Levesque East

PAJU held a protest vigil at the Radio-Canada/CBC building on Friday, April 27, 2018 to denounce the coverage of Radio Canada and CBC vis-a-vis the massacres in Gaza.

On those rare occasions that our public broadcaster shows the killings in Gaza, we are ‘spared’the details such as the fact that Israel has confirmed that its snipers have been ordered to shoot Palestinian children,that Israel targets and shoots journalists, et cetera.

The term 'confrontation' is used to describe a situation where the massacre of unarmed civilians is the real truth. We will once again be in front of the Radio-Canada/CBC building, René-Lévesque Boul., corner Panet on Friday, May 4th, from noon to 2 pm! Come join us (metro Beaudry).

"End the occupation !" PAJU Vigil # 898, April 27 2018: Stephen Hawking : Physicist and Palestine supporter

S.Hawking who died this week was not only a brillant physicist but also aware of the tragedy of Palestiniens. Hawking made headlines in May 2013 when he decided to boycott a high-profile conference in Israel where he was scheduled to speak. The physicist was working at the Cambridge University in the UK at the time. The Presidential Conference, an academic event held in Jerusalem, was being hosted by the late Israeli President Shimon Peres.

In a letter Hawking sent to the organisers on May 3 he explained :"I accepted the invitation to the Presidential Conference with the intention that this would not only allow me to express my opinion on the prospects for a peace settlement but also because it would allow me to lecture on the West Bank.

Paju's Vigil: Friday April 27 from 12:00 to 2 PM at the CBC building 1400 René-Levesque East

PAJU is participating in the campaign to support the Palestinians in Gaza. . We will distribute a leaflet focused on the Gaza March of Return plus our leaflet on Israeli apartheid at the CBC building 1400 René-Levesque East, corner Panet (metro Beaudry) on Friday April 27 from 12:00 to 2 PM. JOIN US!

Come and denounce the Radio-Canada/ CBC’s woeful coverage of the massacre of Palestinians and the virtual whitewashing of Israel regarding the murder of Palestinians by Israeli snipers in Gaza during the Great March of Return. 41 Palestinians have been killed to date, an Israeli general has confirmed that Israeli snipers have been ordered to target and shoot children, Israeli snipers have been targeting and shooting journalists. Where is the CBC/Radio-Canada coverage?

Boycott Hummus Sabra


Boycott products at Adonis

MARCHÉ ADONIS 2173, rue Ste-Catherine Ouest, Montréal, QC, CA.

Dear Mr. Naaman Aboud,

Le 18 juin 2015

It has come to our attention, as well as to some other members of our organisation who shop at Adonis, that you currently stock Sabra hmmus, a product of the the Israeli company named the Strauss Group which has “adopted” an elite IDF unit. The company’s website has boasted of providing the Golani Brigade “with an ongoing variety of food products for their training or missions, and provide personal care packages for each soldier that completes the path.”

The Strauss Group has also said it gives funds to the IDF unit for “welfare, cultural and educational activities, such as pocket money for underprivileged soldiers, sports and recreational equipment, care packages, and books and games for the soldiers’ club.”

Boycott Indigo


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