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.
In this award-winning essay, Erlichman asks, What is the proper Jewish way to mourn a queer ex-wife?
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.
An international artist, Maya has exhibited at the Museum of Art Ein Harod, Israel, Fest Fem in Valparaiso, Chile, at the International Visual Poetry Festival in Venezuala and at the KulturProjekte in Berlin. Her work performs Jewish identity. For updates, see www.mayaescobar.com
If you are an Orthodox Jewish teen and suffer from an eating disorder, there are not many venues for you to learn about your pain.
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.
Hearing about and seeing footage of the Gulf Oil spill day after day, my heart is drawn to Tisha B’Av, when we mourn the destruction of the ancient Temples in Jerusalem and chant Lamentations, Eicha.
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.
When everyone is retreating into their separate camps out of fear of the “other,” I feel a special need to be in a space of solidarity. All I want to do is weave baskets with these Arab women.
Rabbi Kukla writes, “holiness and madness inspire awe” and asks how we can use this spiritual knowledge to approach care of the mentally ill.
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.
Anyone who is Jewish and who is not living in Israel has made a conscious choice: the choice to disown the very concept of “diaspora.”
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.
More democracy, less ideology. So pleads Louis Frankenthaler, as he protests the uses and abuses of the word “Zionism” in Israeli politics.
Racism remains a problem for both sides in the Arab-Israeli conflict, argues Moshe Yaroni. However, it is not anti-Semitic to oppose the Occupation.
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