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Israel PM hopes Obama won't make final push for Palestinian state

JERUSALEM – Israel’s prime minister said Saturday he hopes President Barack Obama refrains from pushing for a Palestinian state in his final months in office. 220 more words


UC Berkeley suspends controversial Palestine class over allegations it was anti-Israel

BERKELEY, Calif. – The University of California at Berkeley has suspended a course amid accusations it shared anti-Semitic viewpoints and was designed to indoctrinate students against… 119 more words


In Praise of the Dash in "Israel-Palestine."

Photo: Me making silly faces as I do simultaneous translation to Hebrew and Arabic for the author Jacqueline Woodson, who read one of her amazing books to a bilingual preschool class at the Jerusalem Hand in Hand school this past summer. 1,138 more words

Reflections & Analyses

Rabbi Toba Spitzer's letter to her congregation re the Platform of the Movement for Black Lives

Offered here out of my personal admiration for the work of my colleague, Rabbi Toba Spitzer of Congregation Dorshei Tzedek in Newton, MA.

A letter to congregants about BLM and the Jewish community… 1,329 more words

Politika - פוליטיקה


going backwards:

*walking, crossing borders: Alys and geographical border in artistic practice

Francis Alÿs; green line, silence of ani, the loop, when faith moves mountains… 302 more words

Stigma and Privilege in the US and Israel-Palestine (video)

One thing that became evident to me from Michelle Alexander and Tim Wise is, first, that privilege makes us blind to the experiences of oppression, and, second, that the stigmatization of oppressed communities is a form of victim blaming that gives the privileged a tool to justify the oppression of these communities. 342 more words

Black Lives Matter

Enlisting Memory: An extract from Yakov Rabkin's 'What is Modern Israel?'

We recently published Yakov Rabkin’s What is Modern Israel? Founded on the premise that every Jew is not a Zionist and not in favour of Israel, the book shows that Zionism is a sharp break with Judaism and not the zenith of Jewish history. 1,760 more words

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