We in the American Jewish community, as a general rule, treat our kids like they are stupid. They are not, of course. But, as I have written before, we treat them that way when it comes to teaching them –…
My younger son recently did something he should not have done. And he told us about it. He didn’t even know why he did it, but he knew it was wrong, and he felt terrible. Even though it was painful…
Avraham's tomb in Hebron is in the right place. Its at the heart of Israel's religious identity and our oppression of Palestine. This is not a coincidence.
What does it mean to “confront” the Occupation with a “selfie”? Is it helpful? How different is it to the way most American Jews experience Israel? I ask these questions in response to two of the reviews of Kingdom of…
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Israel is trying to clamp down on its human rights defenders -- blaming a disastrous and damaging occupation on those committed to ending it.
A vicious video demonizing Israeli human rights groups as "foreign agents" set off objections across the American Jewish community as principles of democracy are tested.
The Israeli right-wing is trying to silence me and all other Israeli human rights defenders.
A young American Jew argues that Breaking the Silence's latest report on last summer's Gaza war says a lot about American Jews support for Israel too.