Search for:

Justify My Love

Shaul Magid has an interesting and provocative piece up at Zeek about the J Street conference. “I love Israel.” What exactly does that mean? I know what it means to love my child, my family, my partner, my parents, even…

"Lost" on J Street?

The following is a guest post by treyfe. He is a stay-at-home father and observant, atheist Jew who is trying to be a good ally, while staying true to the best traditions in Judaism. One of many surprises for me…

Noa Baum’s Negative Capability

The following is a guest post by Mark Snyderman. Theater J and J Street organized several panels that examined the situation through film and performance. Israeli-born storyteller Noa Baum performed her show, A Land Twice Promised, a story of her…

What I didn't notice…

This a guest post by Rabbi Ezra Weinberg. Sometimes the first interaction you have at a conference can be emblematic of the experience. In my instance, the first person I spoke to said, “Wow, so many people, so few people…

Political compromise or dialogue?

This is a guest post by Naomi Goldenson. First thing this afternoon at the JStreet conference there was a town-hall plenary session, within which there was space for dialogue among participants, and questions about important policy issues. Interestingly, it seemed…

Daniel Sieradski