The Jewish Rohingya Justice Network, a coalition of 19 groups, had lobbied for the bill.
The Myanmar political leader reportedly refuses to say the word “Rohingya” in public.
24 groups from every stream of Judaism signed the letter. “The words ‘never again’ require us to act…in the face of senseless acts of brutality.”
Israel has a history both of collaborating with despotic, abusive states and of hiding such activities behind a game of cloaks and daggers
The true death toll is unknown, but investigators have put it in the thousands.
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As a social activist and an Orthodox settler, we are united in reminding Israel — arms suppliers of Myanmar — that “Never Again” applies to all people
While it’s true that Israel opposed any arms embargo against Myanmar, allegations of substantive Israeli arms sales to Myanmar are unsupported.
America’s most prominent Jewish organizations won’t publicly pressure Israel to stop arming Myanmar, though a genocide is being perpetrated.
It’s almost Rosh Hashanah. I am reading about the violent expulsion of the Rohingya Muslims half a world away