Rabbi Alana Alpert delivered this Yom Kippur dvar torah on her recent experiences in East Jerusalem with the Center for Jewish Nonviolence.
Jewish fear is real. So is Jewish solidarity -- for Jews by others, by Jews for others. And so is love. We are not alone.
After 36 interviews with Israeli and Palestinian anti-occupation and peace activists, what can we learn about American Jewry in this movement?
Symbols and slogans take on meaning precisely because they are charged with the weight of fraught, painful, and contradictory pasts. They mean different things to different people. Respecting the power of these collisions constitutes both political good sense and common decency.
The responses to JVP's disruption of the Celebrate Israel parade demonstrates how Jewish communal support for LGBTQ students is conditional.
This is the second installment of a 50-year timeline of American Jewish and Israeli peace activism since 1967 by the American Jewish Peace Archive (AJPA).