The JNF-KKL and the Politics of Planting

The JNF-KKL and the Politics of Planting

By Ruth Edmonds In 1948, when hearing of the massacres by Zionist militias in Deir Yassin, the residents of al Walaja, a village located between Bethlehem and Jerusalem, fled their land across the valley to wait out the fighting in caves and small structures. Almost...
Permaculture – Informed by Ancient Culture

Permaculture – Informed by Ancient Culture

By Brett Nathan Permaculture is a design method focused on agriculturally productive systems. The word ‘permaculture’ is a portmanteau of ‘permanent agriculture’, and was conceived in 1978 by Bill Mollison and David Holmgren in Tasmania with the publication of Bill’s...
Jordan Valley Solidarity Fundraising Campaign

Jordan Valley Solidarity Fundraising Campaign

 By Jemima Light Jordan Valley Solidarity (JVS) is a Palestinian-led, grassroots community group. Palestinians and international volunteers work together to protect both Palestinian existence and the unique environment of the Jordan Valley. This is done by supporting...
Rosh Hashana Newsletter – An Introduction

Rosh Hashana Newsletter – An Introduction

By AJDS Executive Dear AJDS members and supporters, We would like to welcome you back to the AJDS newsletter, now named – Just Voices – after a year-long hiatus. We hope this platform can provide you with an informative space for intelligent writing and...