The rhetoric of bigots in the South always seems to want to protect religious ladies like me. In the name of protecting women from (nonexistent) threats of sexual predators, North Carolina just passed House Bill 2, which insists that everyone has to go to the public restroom of the gender they were assigned at birth. […]
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.
On March 22nd, young Jews through If Not Now protested AIPAC's support for the occupation and Donald Trump's racism.
AIPAC must be called upon to withdraw their invitation to Trump.
"Perhaps it was only a matter of time before you became so out of touch."