In April of 2018, Durham, North Carolina became the first city in the United States to ban police trainings specifically with Israel. Read about the details and the subsequent Human Relations Commission draft report and a local lawsuit.
The Israel Resolution
Durham, NC became the first city in the U.S. to ban police trainings specifically with Israel
How Durham Came to Discriminate Against Israel and the Jewish People
North Carolina Rabbis Stand Strong
Rabbis call Durham City Council statement citing Israel a 'punch in the gut'
Support police participation in exchange programs with Israeli counterparts
Former Assistant FBI Director, Steven L. Pomerantz
Reform Jews Ask Durham’s Mayor Steve Schewel to Remove Israel from the “Israel Resolution”
Progressive Jews Speak Up!
Sorry, not sorry
HRC Draft Report Gets It Right!
Human Relations Commission Recommends Durham Removes Israel from Divisive Statement
Durham Council Members Sued Over Alleged Violations of Open-Government Law
Indy Week article
Standing with Jewish Brothers and Sisters
Bishop Ronald L. Godbee of Durham's River Church writes the Durham HRC
Holocaust Survivor Writes the Durham Human Relations Commission (HRC)
87 year old Sven Sonnenberg thanks the Durham HRC for their evidence based draft report.
A Survivor Speaks!
Progressive Jewish Community Leader Supports HRC Draft Proposal
Pilar Rocha-Goldberg, President and CEO of the El Centro Hispano, supports the Durham HRC draft.