Are you heartbroken over Harper Lee’s depiction of Atticus Finch in ‘Go Set a Watchman’? Wait until you realize what it means for our most cherished notions about the civil rights movement.
Many believe that Jewish involvement was essential to the end of South African apartheid. But Jonathan Katz reminds us that we were actually complicit in the segregationist regime.
Hillel took a positive step when it endorsed a Harvard appearance by Dorothy Zellner. Why has it slammed the door on civil rights veterans elsewhere due to their opinions on Israel?
On Bloody Sunday, Jewish activists joined 70,000 people as they marched across the Edmund Pettus Bridge. For many, it was both a historic and a holy moment.
Hillel International says it doesn’t allow events with pro-BDS speakers. So why has it endorsed Harvard Hillel’s participation in a civil rights forum with Mideast peace activist Dorothy Zellner?
An upcoming Republican National Committee trip to Israel is being fully funded by a hate group, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center, an American civil rights organization.
Israeli President Reuven Rivlin began his first visit to the United States as president with a speech to leaders of the African-American community.
The latest strategy being used by those who make a career of assaulting the good name of the State of Israel is to link the issue of full equality for African-Americans, as symbolized by the word “Ferguson,” with the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Jewish mathematician David Sookne vividly recalls the dangerous weeks he spent registering black voters in Alabama in the summer of 1965.
The elimination of Abraham Joshua Heschel from the film ‘Selma’ erases one of the central accomplishments of the civil rights movement — its inclusiveness. The rabbi’s daughter explains why.