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This is the archive for GreenWashing.

  • Al-Araqib and the Jewish National Fund

    The Jewish National Fund describes itself as a “charitable organization specializing in development of Israeli land and infrastructure, especially planting trees.” But despite its claims toward environmentalism, the organization has been implicated in the repeated destruction of Palestinian land. According to a new report by Adalah—the Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel—the Israeli […]

  • Petition Against Funding Jewish National Fund

    On Tuesday, 16 April 2013, the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD) will make a present for Israel’s 65th Day of Foundation. The SPD has already called for donations for a “Forest of the SPD” for months. The money for this so called “social action” will go to the JNF. The demand? No support of the Jewish National […]

  • NIF sponsors Greenwashing Talk

    Next Friday, NIF is hosting Jay Shofet, head of the Green Environment Fund, to a talk about their work to build a more environmentally friendly Israel.  No discussion of the environmental impact of occupation (at least as advertised)…

  • Greenwashing Introduction

    Greenwashing is a term that is used to promote the perception that a company’s policies or products are environmentally friendly when the company is engaged in work that is actually destructive to the environment. A well-known example would be British Petroleum which re-branded itself with a shorter name, BP, which they said now meant “beyond […]

  • KKl-JNF greenwashing display at Water Technology Exhibition

    Jerusalem Post posts KKL-JNF press release as news on November 22, 2011. Failure to mention massive inequality in access to water between Israelis and Palestinians. See Basic Needs v. Swimming Pools: Water Inequality and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (2003) and UN Human Rights Committee says Israel denying access to water (2010, with additional citations.) KKL-JNF at […]

  • VIDEO: JNF bulldozers destroy tent in Al-Arakib

    Uploaded by CoexistenceForum on Feb 13, 2011 Al Arakib is an unrecognised Bedouin village in the southern desert region of Israel which has been demolished a total of 16 times between July 27, 2010 and February 10, 2011. The Israeli government is intent on permanently clearing away the village of 300 people who are mostly women and children […]

  • Belfast Telegraph: Israel’s bulldozers vs the Bedouin Arabs

    Nov 4, 2011 As Jewish settlers move into the desert to make it ‘bloom’, an ancient way of life is under threat. In Alsra, Catrina Stewart speaks to Arab families on the fault line Read more: