critical Israelis in the Netherlands

Public events


The Practice of Non – Violent Resistance

6 February 2015 20.00, De Nieuwe Liefde

Discussion with Daoud Nassar, founder and director of the Tent of Nations in Bethlehem.     20.00: Welcome, Janneke Stegeman (Kerk en Vrede) Margriet Westers, Kerk in Actie 20.05: Daoud Nassar, The Practice of Non – Violent Resistance 20.40: Anjaread more ›


Gaza: Justice or Just Aid?

8 October 2014 18:15, ISS the Hague. 9 October 2014 20:00, CREA Amsterdam

A discussion on the responsibilities of the Netherlands to ensure accountability as a basis for justice and sustainable peace; to bring justice and not just aid to the people of Gaza. Speakers: Sarit Michaeli, the Spokesperson of the Israeli humanread more ›


“How to speak about the Nakba in Hebrew?”

28 September 2014 19:00, Cafe Belcampo Amsterdam

With: Debby Farber – Transitional Justice Program Director at the Israeli organization Zochrot. (The talk will be in English) During the last years, the Israeli organization Zochrot (“Remembering”) contributed to raise public awareness within the Jewish-Israeli audience about the significanceread more ›

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Nederlandse verantwoordelijkheid?: Palestijnse kinderen in Israëlisch gevangenschap

25 June 2014, De Balie Amsterdam

Politieke discussie over het nieuwe rapport Palestijnse kinderen en militaire detentie van een Nederlandse multidisciplinaire expertgroep. Met: Han ten Broeke (VVD),  Michiel Servaes (PvdA), Sjoerd Sjoerdsma (D66),  Prof. Jaap E. Doek, Prof. Karin Arts, Prof. Peter van der Laan. Opread more ›


The duty to protect accountability of Israeli security forces and Israeli civilians in the occupied Palestinian territories.

9 April 2014, ISS Den Haag. 10 April 2014, CREA Amsterdam

Presentation and discussion with: Connie M Varela Pedersen, head of the international advocacy activities of Israeli Human Rights organization Yesh Din.  Acts of violence are being committed daily by Israeli civilians (settlers) against Palestinians in the Occupied Palestinian Territories (OPT):read more ›

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Palestinian children in Israeli detention

5 February 2014, CREA Amsterdam

Presentation and discussion with Salwa Duaibis: head of the international advocacy programme at the Women’s Centre for Legal Aid and Counselling and Gerard Horton: Lawyer and co-founder of Military Court Watch. Since 1967, Palestinian children as young as 12 yearsread more ›


Public lecture with Amira Hass

20 November 2013, CREA Amsterdam

The impossibility of the self-evident necessity:   On  Israeli activism against the occupation Amira Hass is an Israeli journalist and publicist who has been writing about the daily life in the Palestinian Territories for decades. She lives in the Territories andread more ›


Book launch – Erella Grassiani: Soldiering under occupation

7 November 2013, ABC Treehouse Amsterdam. 8 November 2013, Treehut The Hague

Soldiering under Occupation: Processes of Numbing among Israeli soldiers in the Al-Aqsa Intifada, Berghahn Books. Often, violent behavior or harassment from a soldier is dismissed by the military as unacceptable acts by individuals termed, “rotten apples.” In this study, theread more ›


Combatants for Peace – Breaking down barriers

24 September 2013, De Balie Amsterdam

In this taboo-breaking evening Palestinians and Israelis will stand together on stage and tell us about their own, often harrowing experiences. Personal stories and played scenes are interwoven during this evening of “hope in action” involving not only the membersread more ›


Wild West Bank – 46 years of lawlessness in the occupied Palestinian territories

22 May 2013, De Balie Amsterdam

Activist Video’s and Discussion, with Daniel Sherman from B’Tselem – The Israeli Information Center for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories. In the 46 years of occupation, de jure and de facto, Israel has created an ambiguous and complex realityread more ›