Last night, young Jews in over 15 cities in at least five countries hosted Shabbat dinners and protests in front of Jewish institutions and Israeli embassies in urgent protest of demolitions slated for four Arab villages in the West Bank and Negev on Monday.
Over 400 people marched the largest Jewish protest for #BlackLivesMatter and the Right to Know Act -- seven were arrested, including Reform movement VP.
As we prepare for Tisha B'Av, thinking of all the ways people continue to see their cities ravaged by bloodshed and dislocation, it may be helpful to round up some poignant Tisha B'Av pieces from years past on this site.
Host a solidarity Kabbalat Shabbat demonstration as part of a “Global Shabbat Against Demolition” on Friday, August 12, 2016.
A former staffer at an NGO devoted to Jews of the Middle East questions whether their agenda is true -- or disguised Israel advocacy?
"We are asking the Jewish community to show up for their Jews of Color brothers and sisters in this moment...We need your voices. We need your help. We need your love."
This summer, these five Jews joined forty others with the Center for Jewish Nonviolence in the West Bank for work and protest alongside Palestinians.
Thursday night, Jews for Racial and Economic Justice (JFREJ) will hold a #BlackLivesMatter vigil outside Barclay's Center for Black lives killed by police.
Wednesday night, a mutli-alarm fire severely damaged the Moishe Kavod House in Boston. All residents escaped safely and no injuries were reported.