I asked a protester, “Why disrupt the GA?” She answered, “We had to scream to be heard.”
For the first time ever, New Israel Fund weighs in publicly on the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions movement - and its answer is not necessarily what you would expect.
The Jewish Voice for Peace advocates Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions of/against Israel.
New Avodah Executive Director Marilyn Sneiderman breaks one glass ceiling, only to bump into another.
Before you start calling me a self-hating anti-Zionist Jew, let me explain. Arafat was asked to give something up. He didn’t. Abbas was asked to give something up. He did. What about Netanyahu?
The pundits are focused on how Mahmoud Abbas and Bibi Netanyahu can overcome the obstacles in the way of peace. However, the best reason to hope these negotiations can succeed is, surprisingly, the United States.
I applaud the Orthodox clergy who recently condemned homophobia in their attempt to be compassionate, but is it healthy for families to be part of a community that they know accepts them only out of pity?
Has Islamophobia replaced the Holocaust as the sign of a Jewish identity that always must be defined in opposition to the Other?
Now that the BP gusher has been capped, the media will pack up and return to their scandal du jour. Gulf Coast residents, however, still face an infrastructure destroyed by Katrina, and now a local economy depressed by the loss of fishing and tourism. They need our help–but what they need may be different from what we expect.
Until New Yorkers can experience what is sure to be a relatively mundane and (excuse me, Cordoba) boring Islamic center in their midst, they will have a hard time recovering from 9/11.
In this review of Shifting Sands: Jewish Women Confront the Occupation, Turner suggests that “Not in our Name” should be used as a counternarrative to a pro-settler Zionism.
The campaign for Jews to partner with Christian Zionists has intensified since the formation of Christians United for Israel (CUFI) in 2006. Read what this means, and why Jews should care.
Tel Aviv’s Gay Pride parade had 40,000 marchers this year; Jerusalem boasts an Orthodox gay men’s group with hundreds of members. And that’s just the start.
Will the United States or Israel attack Iran? Unlikely. But the new sanctions up the ante.
In 1999, Ceresole released Caudillo, Army, People: Venezuela under Comandante Chávez, emphasizing Chávez’s promise as a panacea to the country’s ills. With this book, Ceresole won the heart of Chavismo.
Israeli Turkish Jews Nathalie Alyon and Medi Nahmiyaz boarded the Mavi Marmara as official translators. Here they report on what they heard, and explain how and why this old ship became a symbol for the crisis in Turkish-Israeli relations.
What does it mean to come down to Sheikh Jarrah, this slice of Palestinian East Jerusalem slowly being taken over by settlers? Why do we come here, week after week, with our signs and protests?
On May 27, 2010, we asked readers whether Zeek should cover Christian Zionism, and if so, how often. Here are your replies.
Israel’s attack on the Gaza flotilla underscores the collateral damage this blockade has had–for Israel–and especially for Israel’s protests against the anti-Israel boycott.
Zionism was once synonymous with liberalism. Today, it connotes conservatism. Moshe Yaroni, on Diaspora Jewry’s alienation from Israel, and what it will take to reconnect the two.
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