Protesting Netanyahu’s denial of Rashida Tlaib and Omar Ilhan is not enough, we must learn more about Israel and the occupation
The group — which does not take a position on Israel’s right to exist— sent 6 fellows to New Hampshire to discuss the occupation with 2020 candidates
The Massachussetts senator’s presidential campaign recently hired IfNotNow’s founder as a staffer.
I was a participant on one of the Birthright trips that IfNotNow activists disrupted; don’t believe their propaganda about how things went down.
In order to advocate for the ideal Israel, you have to witness how far the state has fallen from Jewish values in the occupied territories.
Birthright has included a ban on “hijakck(ing) a discussion” in the contract participants are required to sign.
The ADL was founded to combat bigotry and discrimination, and it still does, says Peter Beinart. Except when it comes to Israel.
The General Assembly was plastered with motivational quotations about dialogue. But these quotes would ring hollow in the coming days.
The Tablet article explicitly tied Salazar’s evolving views on Israel, from very pro-Israel to supporting BDS, to questions about her Jewishness.
“Birthright Israel doesn’t inquire about the political views of its applicants and will continue welcoming Jewish young adults from around the world.”