Faithwashing

Using religious differences to rationalize Israel’s occupation, apartheid, and colonization.
Stand Against Faithwashing

What is Faithwashing?

Faithwashing is a strategy to use religious differences to rationalize Israel’s occupation, apartheid, and colonization and relies on interfaith efforts to hamper campaigns in support of Palestinian rights.

Learn about Faithwashing

Who We Are

Jewish Voice for Peace, American Muslims for Palestine, Friends of Sabeel—North America, and the US Campaign for Palestinian Rights offer this website as a resource to deepen honest interfaith collaboration.

Learn More About Us

Interfaith & Islamophobia

Interfaith dialogue can be an important component to organizing for justice, but sometimes can contribute otherwise, particularly around the issue of Islamophobia.

Learn How

 

Examples of Faithwashing

These examples of initiatives that attempt to compromise interfaith work rooted in justice and equality for all people are meant to help groups avoid engaging in faithwashing.

Explore the Examples

Resources

Tools to ensure your interfaith events and projects are not contributing to the problem of faithwashing when organizing around Palestine/Israel.

View the Toolkit

Sign the Pledge

Because interfaith work is often used to shut down discussions on justice for Palestinians, we pledge to stand against faithwashing initiatives.

Sign the Pledge