PHOTOS: Hundreds of Jews protested Donald Trump's attacks on immigrants, Muslims and women as part of Bend the Arc's "Jews Reject Trump" campaign.
According to Statistics Canada, anti-Semitism is on the decline, so why is Bnai Brith claiming it hit record numbers last year?
Israel defenders ask "are you for or against BDS?" when the more important question is "are you for or against the occupation?"
I want to study how our world could allow something like this to happen, and I want to figure out how to change. And then, I want to act.
In the third episode of the comedy web series "Ac'tiv•ist," the group holds a big protest and Sam takes Phil to an exciting event.
Mugged at gunpoint, Eli Ungar-Sargon reflects afterwards on race, God, safety and prayer.
In the second episode of the comedy web series "Ac'tiv•ist," Sam enjoys her campaign's new-found success -- until she meets the new volunteers.
Aspiring student organizer Samantha Rushbad grapples with the simultaneously inspiring, mind-numbingly banal, infuriatingly stupid, and downright absurd nature of campus activism as she starts a campaign to force her college to divest from Israel. As Sam steps ever-further into the labrynthine world of activism, she must also deal with her mother, love interest, teachers, and friends who fail to understand her activist life.
And yet, in the Biblical Pesach story, Rasha is not left behind. The entire Jewish community -- the wise, the wicked, the simple, and those who don’t know how to ask -- cross the red sea together. And together they wander for forty years, diasporic and free, a group filled with doubters and dissenters and rebels. In other words, questioning the Jewish community does not mean that we are separating ourselves from it. We question not from a place of distance but from a place of caring, engagement, and connection. And efforts to keep out the challengers, to blunt our teeth, are doomed to fail.