Millions of dollars in public education were slashed from the CUNY budget -- reflecting an alliance of McCarthyite pro-Israel and Republican interests.
The Forward's SIgal Samuel on Mizrahi-Palestinian solidarity, Mairav Zonszein on what was left out from #DumpTrump at AIPAC conversation, and a discussion on Stand With Us' robot.
Hear Shaanan Streett, one of Israel's most influential cultural voices and an outspoken human rights activist, on his lyrics, politics, and Israel today.
The Israeli government is pouring millions of shekels of public funds into right-wing NGOs for hate, incitement and theft of Palestinian property. Another look at Peace Now's report on the funding of right-wing NGOs.
I have always felt a love for Israel and a deep compassion for the struggle of Palestinians, but in the past, I had found it difficult to find a space where I could stand in solidarity and bring my fully Jewish identity to my activism. In the IfNotNow movement we show up for ourselves by addressing anti-Semitism and working to liberate ourselves from personal and communal traumas. But our liberation is deeply bound up with the liberation of others, including the Palestinian people. Monday’s protest vehemently affirmed the last of IfNotNow’s principles, which says, “We believe that we will win.”
Journalist Peter Beinart and Rabbi Brant Rosen join June's week of activism in West Bank against occupation, organized by the Center for Jewish Nonviolence.
What is escalation, if not the recognition of life-threatening crisis and the seeking of means to confront it? When we don’t escalate, we recognize the inverse: our White, Jewish lives don’t depend on confronting Trump’s murderous racism.