Coordinator of the Israeli Committee Against Home Demolitions. AFSC nominated Halper and Palestinian activist Ghassan Andoni for the Nobel Peace Prize in 2006.
Jeff Halper has been a peace and human rights activist for more than three decades. Born in the United States, he participated in the civil rights and anti-Vietnam War movements of the 1960s. Halper immigrated to Israel in 1973 after attending rabbinical school and becoming a Vietnam War resister.
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