For thousands of American Jews, it is often their only direct experience with what’s happening on the ground in Israel/Palestine.
Thanks to the silence of the Diaspora about the West Bank, including the Jewish story of Judea and Samaria, IfNotNow can inculcate with impunity.
The popular narrative is that Orthodox Jews and Muslims, in Israel and the U.S., always oppose each other. But that’s not true.
“This is a conversation that I’m sitting down with lots of activists in this movement on and I’m looking forward to engaging this conversation.”
The Birthright participants who walked out on the trip were right to reject Israeli propaganda in favor of the truth.
“Middle Eastern politics is not exactly at my kitchen table every night,” she said. “But I also recognize that this is an intensely-important issue.”
A Birthright lecturer responds to IfNotNow’s criticisms of Birthright’s education on the Palestinian-Israeli situation.
Good luck, your royal highness.
In the shadow of Trump and Benjamin Netanyahu, Bernie Sanders is dramatically challenging Beltway discourse on Israel.
The systematic dehumanization of the Palestinian people, especially in Gaza, happens not only at the hands of the Israeli policies but in the media.