They came in their thousands, singing Jewish songs and folksy protest anthems like “This Land Is Your Land.”
The video featured the moment of the walk-off, as well as a lengthy conversations with Palestinians.
Our Deputy Opinion Editor sat down with IfNotNow activists to discuss their recent Birthright Israel walk-offs and plan going forward.
Performative activism is not the only way to advocate for Israel’s improvement.
For thousands of American Jews, it is often their only direct experience with what’s happening on the ground in Israel/Palestine.
Are Jewish 20-somethings entitled to a free trip to Israel?
The Birthright participants who walked out on the trip were right to reject Israeli propaganda in favor of the truth.
The effort mirrors a similar action by the American group IfNotNow last month.
What does it say about the Chicago community, and our shared future, that anti-Occupation Jews at a community event needed their own security detail?
A Birthright lecturer responds to IfNotNow’s criticisms of Birthright’s education on the Palestinian-Israeli situation.