Matzpen endorses the call of Palestinian BDS

July 9, 2005

Matzpen endorses the call of Palestinian Civil Society for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions against Israel.

Israel and the freedom to migrate

April 10, 1990

This declaration was sent by Matzpen to the “Moscow News” weekly, to be published as a paid advertisement. The organization has received no reply from the Soviet newspaper.

Letter from a Palestinian to the Israeli “Peace Camp” – ‘Ali J

June 10, 1989

The following letter was written by a Palestinian leftist activist in the West Bank. It was published (in Hebrew) in December 1988 in issue #1 of Meha’ah (Protest), organ of a coalition of some of the more radical Israeli anti-­occupation protest groups. The letter is directed to the less radical – and wholly Zionist – ‘peace camp’, including the Peace Now movement

A solidarity visit to Dahariyah

June 10, 1989

The following report was sent to us by Professor I Shahak, Chairman of the Israeli League for Human and Civil Rights. It was written by an Israeli who visited the Dahariyah prison compound; he managed to get in by mingling with the members of a Palestinian prisoner’s family. Since this is against the rules, his name is withheld.

Plato banned in bastion of democracy

June 10, 1989

According to the Jerusalem Post of 7th May, very few books are allowed Into Qezi’ot. Among books that have been banned are not only tracts on Marxism and a biography of George Orwell, but also the Dialogues of Plato.

X… – Matzpen picket, Tel Aviv, August 1980

August 21, 1980

A Matzpen picket in front of the Labour Party’s center in Tel Aviv, protesting against the legislation prohibiting any expression of support to the PLO, August 1980.

Oriental Jewry: Annotated bibliography – Avishai Ehrlich

July 10, 1978

During the last decade a plethora of books devoted to the subject of Oriental Jewry has been published in Israel or by Israeli authors. The following list, compiled and annotated by Avishai Ehrlich, is only par­tial.

Public statement on Sadat’s visit

July 10, 1978

published on 19 November 1977 by the Socialist Organization in Israel (Matzpen), jointly with Harakat Abna’ al-Balad (Sons of the Village Movement), The Revolutionary Communist League, and the editorial board of Key. Issued in Umm al-Fahm, Israel.

On the Sadat spectacle – Thus only!

July 10, 1978

Declaration of the Socialist Organization in Israel (Matzpen), Published as an advertisement in Ha’aretz, 27 December 1977.

One more battle – the same war

October 7, 1973

A declaration written on the second day of the October 1973 war: Political and moral responsibility for this war and the blood shed in it falls squarely on the government of Israel. Therefore we – Jewish and Arab internationalists – support all those who choose not to take part in this war.

Preface and Acknowledgments

February 10, 1972

Preface and Acknowledgments – The Other Israel (1972): The Radical Case Against Zionism

Peaceful Coexistence and its Consequences in the Area

August 10, 1971

ISO Statement

Statement against Repression

July 20, 1970

Statement against repression by national unity government directed against members of the Israeli Socialist Organization abroad.

Statement to the Youth Congress in Jerusalem

January 12, 1970

Statement to the Youth Congress in Jerusalem

Press Release against the Arrest of Nabil Sa’ad

October 11, 1969

Nabil Saad, a member of the Israeli Socialist Organisation, was arrested on Wednesday, October 8th, by the Jerusalem Police. After 48 hours he was brought before a judge of peace in Jerusalem, who issued against him an order of arrest for another 10 days.

They All Promise Peace

October 10, 1969

October ISO Statement on 1969 General Elections

The Middle East at the Crossroads

September 10, 1969

A Position Paper on the Palestinian Movement adopted by the ISO

To the participants of the International Conference of Jewish Lawyers and Jurists

August 10, 1969

Not only against the Soviet bureaucracy; Not only against the reactionary rulers of Iraq; Also against Israeli occupation and oppression!


January 2, 1969

A “Matzpen” Booklet, 1969 (English, Français, Español)

Down with the Occupation

January 1, 1969

Statement of the Israeli Socialist Organization (Matzpen)

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