Today my old school Solomon Schechter is celebrating “50 years of Jerusalem reunification.” They should not teach Occupation as reunification.
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.”
Adina Cooper tells how her Jewish camps and schools justified Israel’s occupation as part of IfNotNow’s #YouNeverToldMe campaign.