i don’t love posting press releases, but as a new yorker this makes me happy. not as proud as i’d be were i in toronto, montréal, LA or san francisco, but nonetheless. after last week’s demonstration, which brought together the full range of jewish opposition to the israeli government’s war on gaza, from Women in [...]
all of the journalistic words have been, are being, said already.
to me, there’s only one thing worth saying on the journalistic side:
24 israelis have been killed by rocket or mortar attacks from gaza, ever.
more than 300 palestinians have been killed by the israeli blitzkrieg in gaza in the past 2 days.
more than 3,300 palestinians have been killed by the israeli military in gaza since 2000.
and it needs to be said over and over and over again.
beyond the journalistic. words aren’t worth much, or are everything.
I wrote the statement below about two and half years ago after volunteering in post-Katrina & Rita New Orleans. Since then, I’ve graduated college and now work at the Progressive Jewish Alliance from its SF Bay Area office. This passed summer I returned to NOLA with a Jewish folks from the Bay Area through Jewish [...]
In the last hour, I’ve received a startling amount of information about the horribly, grave humanitarian crisis in Gaza. The lack of fuel impacts a number of critical basic necessities for folks living in Gaza, everything from refrigeration, transportation, food and water supplies (which are predominantly being sent into the region), hospitals, any and all [...]