Jill Jacobs


Social Justice Is Not Just for Americans

By Jill Jacobs

This year will witness the reintegration, at long last, of a Jewish vision for social justice in both the Diaspora and in Israel.Read More


Stamp Out Slavery for Good

By Jill Jacobs

Stamp Out Slavery for Good
Priorities for wiping out slavery in the U.S. for good? Pass critical protections and services to victims of human trafficking.Read More


Jews Keep Head in Sand on 'E1' Settlements

By Jill Jacobs

Jews Keep Head in Sand on 'E1' Settlements
American Jewish institutions have maintained a shameful silence on the Israeli plan to build settlements in the ‘E1’ bloc, even though it is a severe blow to the two-state solution.Read More


'Lynching' in Zion Square

By Jill Jacobs

'Lynching' in Zion Square
A mob of Israeli teens attacked four Palestinians in Jerusalem, beating them nearly to death. Jill Jacobs wants American Jews to examine our own responsibility.Read More


A Sukkah Occupies Wall Street

By Jill Jacobs

Last week, Rabbi Jill Jacobs wrote about Sukkot and social justice and asked discussed the importance of place. Her posts are being featured this week on The Arty Semite courtesy of the Jewish Book Council and My Jewish Learning’s Author Blog Series. For more information on the series, please visit: Read More



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