Every chance we get, we need to remind people that Zionism is a successful indigenous movement of a dispossessed and colonized people.
Jewish Voice for Peace, the controversial American Jewish group devoted to fighting Israel’s occupation of the West Bank and its siege of Gaza, drew some 1,000 people to its biannual meeting in Chicago last weekend—the largest crowd since the group’s founding 20 years ago.
Having watched the series, unlike its fervent critics, we could not help but feel some empathy for the prisoners.
Anti-Zionists refuse to see Israel as the nuanced, complicated country that it is, instead choosing the Jewish state as the scapegoat against which to vent their frustrations with the global political order.
When we have discussions about Zionism and Israel within our communities, we must not just include, but we must center, Palestinian suffering.
Boteach and Prager have disgraced Jewish values and Zionism, and history will judge them most unkindly.
There is no singular “feminism” with a single membership card, only multiple feminisms that change across time and place.
Even as the Jewish community begins to take stronger stances against the oppression of others, many on the left don’t consider Jewish oppression worth their time.
Elor Azaria, the Israeli soldier convicted of manslaughter for killing a prone Palestinian assailant, is now a hot Purim costume for Israeli kids.
Pro-Israel students erected panels celebrating the Jewish state next to pro-Palestinian activists’ “apartheid wall.”