“In Oakland, a community devastated by violence, this kind of glorification of terror and violence is just inappropriate.”
Odeh pleaded guilty in April to concealing prior convictions in her application for U.S. citizenship.
Pro-Israel students mustered a rare show of unity to protest campus speaker (and convicted terrorist) Rasmea Odeh.
“Our goal is not to protest free speech, but instead to mourn the victims of the convicted terrorist.”
Linda Sarsour’s troubling statements and beliefs about Israel must be measured against the real accomplishments this Brooklyn native has made.
Jewish Voice for Peace, the controversial American Jewish group devoted to fighting Israel’s occupation of the West Bank and its siege of Gaza, drew some 1,000 people to its biannual meeting in Chicago last weekend—the largest crowd since the group’s founding 20 years ago.
An unfortunate side effect of the Trump-effect has been the total politicalization of Jewish groups with a mission to fight anti-Semitism.
That Rasmea Odeh was convicted — and therefore labeled a “terrorist” — evades the awful truths and broader context of what military rule does to people.
A Palestinian woman who had not told U.S. immigration authorities that she had been imprisoned in Israel for two terror attacks accepted a plea bargain that forces her to leave the country. Rasmea Odeh, 69, would not spend time in U.S. prison or detention but would lose her U.S. citizenship, according to a Thursday statement by the Rasmea Defense…
— The platform for a strike to support feminism and women’s rights drew criticism from some over its call “for the decolonization of Palestine.” The statement on Palestine is included in a section on “Antiracist and Anti-imperialist Feminism” in the platform for the U.S. affiliate of the International Women’s Strike. The grassroots feminist movement organized events around the…