Harvard University dining workers are celebrating a victory after a strike that gained them a $35,000 minimum yearly income and stable health-care costs in their new contract. And Jewish students on campus are, by and large, celebrating with them after taking a prominent role at the forefront of the push to support their demands.
A massive organized movement is making history across the country — and you probably haven’t heard about it.
This Labor Day, while I think about the different types of work we expect from ourselves, I’ll remember that I’m free to formulate an Eishet Chayil of my own.
Jeremy Corbyn, a Parliament member who is on track to become the head of Britain’s Labor Party, wrote a letter in support of a priest who claimed that Israel and wealthy Jews were behind the 9/11 attack on the World Trade Center.
For Rami Hod, the lessons of the most recent Israeli elections are clear: Without expanding its political base and building new constituencies, Israel’s progressive camp simply cannot win.
Sarah Sackman is a Labour Party firebrand running to retake the district that was once held by Conservative icon Margaret Thatcher. It also happens to be Britain’s most heavily Jewish constituency.
Farms in West Bank settlements are using Palestinian children as workers in contravention of international law, Human Rights Watch wrote in a new report.
Stav Shaffir was angry. The 29-year-old firebrand is known for her outbursts, which have gotten her kicked out of multiple Knesset hearings in the past year. But when she rose in the Knesset on Jan. 21 to answer Jewish Home party leader Naftali Bennett’s charge that she is post-Zionist, her impassioned rebuttal went viral.
Jewish donors and supporters are deserting Britain’s Labor party over party leader Ed Miliband’s perceived pro-Palestinian stance.