[This is the second of a series of posts on nonviolence in Exodus. The first one, by Aron Wander, is here.] This article is an adaptation of a drash given to the Shtibl community over Zoom on January 9, 2021.…
MLK Day #TorahForTheResistance: Is Putting One’s Life on the Line to Stand Up to Oppression a Jewish Value?
Willingness to make the ultimate sacrifice is, indeed, a Jewish sensibility. However, it is a sensibility that is carefully limited.
Today, Issa Amro, an internationally recognized Palestinian human rights defender, appears in an Israeli military court. His offense? Protesting nonviolently.
“Disturbing the Peace” which combines reenactments, archival footage, on camera storytelling, and live documentation, tells the story of the creation of the organization “Combatants for Peace.”
PHOTOS: A. Daniel Roth was with Jewish activists from around the world working with Palestinians in Hebron when they were arrested for building a theater.
Nonviolent protest and civil disobedience -- including boycotts -- were as controversial in the 1960s as they are in our current time.
An interview with a co-founder of the Center for Jewish Nonviolence, a project to bring American Jews to support Israelis and Palestinians reach peace.
Ben Carson repeats the wrongful idea that the only two options are violence or passivity.
Jewish organizations in increasingly desperate attempts to attract those folks who have walked away have decided now that the answer lies in “disruptive technology.” What exactly, I wonder, is being disrupted? And, more importantly, where are the major Jewish organizations…
I’ve seen footage of the confrontations aboard the flotilla that suggest that the passengers on the ships were ready for an armed attack. @IsraelMFA (on Twitter) is already using this to claim that the IDF was right to board the…