Today my old school Solomon Schechter is celebrating "50 years of Jerusalem reunification." They should not teach Occupation as reunification.
I worked hard to identify opportunities for my 13-year-old campers to think critically about issues like gender, and to grow. However, there was and remains a limit to the cultural changes Ramah is willing to pursue, and that limit is the occupation.
It was the end of the summer of 2014, and the Gaza war continued with horrific casualties. I stood in the hallway, just steps away from my old high school locker, folding and unfolding my staff orientation schedule. Smoothing it out, I stared down at the words "3pm-3:45pm: Israel This Summer."
On Tuesday, over 500 young Jews joined a Boston rally against white supremacy at the site of the Boston Holocaust Memorial's second vandalization.
Jewish grassroots groups are mobilzing today in objection to a speech today by Trump at Holocaust Memorial Museum ceremony in Washington, DC.
Last week wasn't the only time the Jewish Defense League wounded anti-occupation Jews and Palestinians. Peter Geffen was there in 1977 when it happened.