Amanda Berman is a civil rights attorney and the co-founder of the Zioness Movement.
By Amanda Berman
Republicans abandoned Jewish students. The media blamed the Democrats.
If you were online this week, you may have read that the Democrats don’t care about antisemitism. Tweets, posts, and articles told us that “162 House Dems Vote Against Measure to Combat Anti-Semitism,” “70 Percent of House Democrats Vote Against Anti-Semitism Measure,” “Antisemitism Clearly Isn’t a Priority for the House,” and “Measure to Fight Anti-Semitism…
We can – we must – show up as Zionists for Black Lives Matter
America is going through a revolutionary time. Americans of all stripes have been galvanized to participate in racial justice activism in the wake of the murder of George Floyd and the protests it engendered. But some American Jews have been feeling tentative about joining in, the legacy of the pain and confusion we felt four…
Resistance to tyranny and longing for Zion, then and now
BG IMG LINK Previous Article Next Article Of all the Jewish holidays that could coincide with a once-every-century global pandemic, there is clear divine instruction in its eclipse falling on Passover. It’s been said many times that Pharaoh was the original anti-Semite and that the plagues descended upon the people of Egypt because of his…
Zioness Is Here To Stay, So Get Used To Us
You know a three-month old movement is doing something right when it’s been maligned by both neo-Nazis and far-left anti-Semites. Since we launched in mid-August in response to the explicit exclusion of Zionist progressives from social justice movements, Zioness has been hit from all sides. At the Chicago Dyke March, our maiden voyage, we marched…
A Zioness Battle For The Soul Of The Left
On August 12, Alt-Right bigots, Klansmen, and neo-Nazis marched the streets of Charlottesville, Virginia to “end Jewish influence in America,” simultaneously threatening other minority groups in a horrifying display of perverse and profound evil. The anti-Semitism was unmistakable. On the same day, nearly 800 miles away, on a sunny afternoon in Chicago, a group of…
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