Sadly, what began as an evening at the theatre for our editor in chief has turned into a political statement. This and more in Jane Looking Forward.
In the Trump era we need more discourse, not less. So why do many of us on the cultural left support boycott, divestment and sanctions against Israel?
Radiohead is facing pressure for an upcoming performance in Israel. Today, R.E.M’s Michael Stripe posted in support of the choice.
“You attacked, humiliated and robbed me of a job,” Hammond tweeted.
The occupation is not an inner-Israeli debate. There is an Occupier and an Occupied. We must always take this into account.
Israel and the Jews have more in common with our non-Semitic neighbors, the Turks and Persians, than we do with those on Israel’s immediate borders.
JVP’s Deputy Director, herself a queer rabbi, is ‘intensely proud and moved’ by protestors who ‘caused a ruckus’ at the Celebrate Israel parade.
While Israel continues to rob Palestinians of their land and deny them basic civil and human rights, people are having no problem celebrating.
Israeli police grabbed her left arm from behind; she heard a “pop, pop, pop.” “I am broken but not finished,” she writes in this Forward exclusive.
If Israel and the Palestinians are to find peace, New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman says, the initiative will have to come from them.