Just one small synagogue has divested from fossil fuels. With climate change upon us, why are other Jewish organizations taking so long to do so, too?
My 5-year Israel Bond came due on February 1. Over the past few months, I have been deliberating whether or not to renew the bond, as I have done for decades. I have decided not to renew, as I cannot support the current Israeli government and the perilous direction in which it is headed.
Anti-occupation protests and college BDS resolutions have grabbed headlines in recent years. But a potentially more consequential battle over Israel has been raging under the radar in corporate boardrooms and shareholder meetings.
The United Church of Christ just voted to divest from the Israeli occupation — and other denominations may soon follow. Seth Morrison asks if the movement has suddenly reached a critical mass.
Princeton is thought of as the Ivy League school where the political discourse takes place at a more genteel volume. Logan Sander reports a raucous debate over Israel divestment has changed all that.
(JTA) — The Student Senate at Earlham College, a liberal arts school in Indiana, passed an Israel divestment resolution.
Princeton University undergraduates have narrowly defeated a referendum on divestment from Israel. The 52%-to-48% vote was the first time all students at an American campus were allowed to vote on the issue.
Stanford’s Molly Horwitz was excited about running for student senate — until, she says, her peers used her Jewishness as a pretext to grill her on Israel divestment.
A candidate for the student Senate at Stanford University filed a complaint after she was asked how her Jewish faith would inform her decisions.
The University of Michigan’s Central Student Government rejected a divestment resolution.