“As someone who went as a camper to three different Ramahs, who worked as a counselor for seven years, to say that I’m an anti-Semite, it hurts.”
We will continue to stand by Ramah staff, whether or not the National Ramah leadership has the moral courage to do so.
At the time, it didn’t bother me. All I cared about was that I was fighting Steve Bannon. I didn’t stop to think whether it was problematic.
“As young Jews and members of this Jewish community, we’re asking the Federation to do the bare minimum and condemn this unconscionable violence.”
Israel’s consul general in Boston accused Jewish activists of “lawlessness” after a protest at the consulate Tuesday.
Young Jewish activists locked themselves to the doors of the office building where Israel’s Boston consulate is located.
“We’re very proud that Harvard Hillel is really leading the way in setting an example,” a student organizer said.
The question isn’t whether Jewish institutions will let us in; it’s when they’ll get the memo that the occupation is costing them relevance.
Jewish institutions must recognize what young Jews see as the biggest threat: the daily nightmare of the occupation that Palestinians who live under.
Ramah alums claimed that the camps don’t discuss the occupation. Camp Ramah’s director said that they actually do.