Jordan Elgrably
  • Los Angeles, CA
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My personal story:
I am an Arab Jew and have been a writer and activist most of my life.
Why I want peace:
Peace to me is not merely a word, it is an action, something you do everyday. Without justice there is no peace. I would like to see a paradigm shift among Israelis and Palestinians beginning with the end of the military occupation of the West Bank, including dismantlement of all settlements, and the end of the Gaza siege.
Interests and activities:
Arts and cultures, travel, languages, ideas.
Something you didn't know about me:
I am of Moroccan heritage and have Muslims, Jews and Berbers in my family.
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How I found
Eyal found me through the Levantine Cultural Center in Los Angeles
What I want to achieve here:
greater connectivity and action
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Jordan Elgrably's Blog

Greatest Challenge to Peace is Occupation by Israel of Palestine Beyond 1967 "Green Line" Borders

Posted on July 15, 2011 at 7:30am 0 Comments

Palestinians continue to live in a giant prison in the West Bank even as Israel adds more settlements and confiscates Palestinian homes almost daily. As long as the colonization continues, how can there really be a "peace process"? Here is a fresh report from a delegation of American feminist academics who just returned from a fact-finding mission, among them Angela Davis. Judge for yourself. —Jordan


Justice for Palestine: A Call to Action from Indigenous and Women of…


I'm excited about a new Palestinian American comedy called "Peace After Marriage"

Posted on April 3, 2011 at 1:14pm 1 Comment

On Thursday in Los Angeles about 150 of us were privileged to see the first U.S. screening of a new feature, "Peace After Marriage," a truly hilarious comedy by Ghazi and Bandar Abuliwi, two New York brothers of Palestinian heritage. The film is a certified crack-up. The plot? A 30-year-old sex-addicted Palestinian American who lives at home with his doting mother and father winds up helping an illegal Israeli immigrant by marrying her for papers. While she just wants to be able to stay in the… Continue

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At 2:09pm on March 4, 2012, leonardo martin said…
At 5:25pm on April 7, 2011, Andrea Phyllis Lotker said…

@Ventura/LA County area this wknnd? Check out this informative and healing event! I've been a volunteer with Salaam Shalom Educational Foundation 2yrs &its bringing education to what's going on in the Holy Land. : ) FindOutWhatWeDo&HowWeBringPeace2TheHolyLand&2
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At 12:03am on March 19, 2011, Eli Williamson-Jones said…

Welcome to I hope you make some great connections in the community while helping us build peace in the Middle East and the world.


(a fellow world citizen)

At 10:48pm on March 10, 2011, Waleed Hammad said…

Welcome to Thanks for joining our website "the platform for peacemakers in the Middle East". We're waiting your updates, feel free to invite your friends to join our website and add discussions, blog posts, videos, peace events and photos. 

As Inspire area's leader, I invite you to join our facebook group "" and help us increase the population of our peace community.


Waleed M. Hammad

Inspire area's leader, a moderator in the website and

English-Arabic translators team's coordinator

At 9:33pm on March 10, 2011, Eyal Raviv said…

Thank you for join us here Jordan and for sharing your blog with us. The Levantine Cultural Center is a truly special place - you are realizing our dreams on every day basis. Thank you for leading this center and for welcoming me and MEPEACE to share your beautiful space.

Peace is an action, indeed.

At 6:42pm on March 10, 2011, Oliver Haack said…
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