Press release for July 19th actions
Archbishiop Desmond Tutu’s op-ed in support of campaign
Media Advisory for July 19th in Charlotte
Nationwide List of July 19th Actions
Click here to download petition with 280 prominent endorsers
Jewish Voice for Peace Statement on the Israeli anti-boycott law
Israelis defy their government’s new boycott ban by publicly endorsing TIAA-CREF campaign
Coverage of July 19th Day of Action:
Reuters, July 22, 2011: Desmond Tutu, Israel, and U.S. pensions—Bernd Debusmann
Asheville Citizen Times, July 22, 2011: Missing a chance for peace
News 14 Carolina [video], July 19, 2011: Protesters gather outside TIAA-CREF shareholder’s meeting
Charlotte Observer, July 20, 2011: Activists raise concern at TIAA-CREF meeting
reprinted in the Triad’s News-Observer.
New York Jewish Week, July 20, 2011: Story on TIAA-CREF divestment campaign
Your News Now [video], July 19, 2011: Protesters rally outside investment firm
Creative Loafing, July 19, 2011: Follow up to previous story and background on issue.
Creative Loafing, July 14, 2011: Expect protest at next week’s TIAA-CREF shareholder meeting
Arab American News, July 23, 2011: Jewish activists launch campaign supporting divestment from Israel
Ma’an News, July 19, 2011: Manhattan protesters to target U.S. retirement fund
Previous coverage of campaign:
US News & World Report, July 15, 2010: Next Up for the SRI Movement: Israel?
Inside Higher Ed, July 15, 2010: TIAA-CREF resists push to divest Israel-related stocks
Tablet, July 21, 2010: Divestment Campaign Targets Settlements
Jewish Telegraph Agency, July 20, 2010: Jewish group petitions TIAA-CREF to divest from Israel
Forward, April 13, 2011: JVP, Harsh Critic of Israel, Seeks Seat at the Communal Table
Coverage of Israeli Anti-boycott law:
Jewish Telegraph Agency, July 14, 2011: Jewish groups join voices against boycott law
Public Radio International, July 12, 2011: New law bans Israelis from boycotting West Bank settlements
New York Times, July 11, 2011: Israel bans boycotts against the state
Los Angeles Times, July 12 , 2011: Israel law targets boycott campaigns
Christian Science Monitor, July 12, 2011: Israel’s boycott law meets swift resistance
Factsheets about the companies TIAA-CREF invests in.
Video of nationwide flash mob actions: