More than $60,000 of that total was raised by the Tree of Life congregation, which was targeted by an anti-Semitic gunman five months prior.
We must stand in solidarity with all people who may be threatened by the government’s wrongful attempts to abridge the safety, liberty, or dignity of our neighbors and one another, by using all the spiritual, political and intellectual resources we possess.
Israel’s Mizrahi Jews and indigenous Arabs were uniting in solidarity way back in the 1950s. So why is everyone talking about intersectionality as if it’s some foreign new idea?
Here’s a little video collection I put together for May Day 2010, with some updates, to help get in the holiday spirit. Fortunately, it’s still relevant. Unfortunately, that’s because we haven’t made much progress in the interim toward economic justice.
Pete Seeger taught generations of Americans that social protest and love of Israel were two sides of the same coin, J.J. Goldberg recalls. So what happened in 1968?
Israel is a world leader in the trend of calling new political parties by catchy phrases. Philologos explains why — or at least tries his best.
Two of my young Israeli friends, key activists in Solidarity, the folks who for nearly two years have demonstrated every Friday afternoon at Sheikh Jarrah, a Palestinian neighborhood in East Jerusalem where Israeli Jews have been buying up Palestinian property and claiming that the neighborhood is legally Jewish, were assaulted September 30.
They decided that the best way to show their solidarity was by doing time in solitary.