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Crossposted with Shalom Rav I’m back from the national J Street Conference in DC and its been a whirlwind. There’s so much to tell, but I’m not sure I can do it any better than the myriad of bloggers who have already weighed in. For your reading pleasure, I recommend the missives from the good […]

We, Queer members of the Bay Area Jewish Community and our allies, are deeply saddened by events surrounding the “Jews March for Pride” contingent in this year’s San Francisco Pride Parade. We wanted to march with “Jews March for Pride” because we are proud to be Queer Jews and allies. We felt excited and privileged […]

Look folks. I’ll get right to the point. Dr. King fought against race prejudice and Jim Crow segregation, right? So why do so many of us American Jews pretend as though we’re really committed to his work? Isn’t racial segregation still the ‘in-house’ policy of American Judaism? Black Jewish congregations have existed in the New […]

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 […]

The siege and destruction of Gaza is the political, humanitarian, and moral crisis of our time.

The New Israel Forum is an annual event put on by the New Israel Fund, an organization that raises money for social change in Israel. It’s a group that has an interesting challenge: it appeals to pro-Israel Jews in the United States, and then gives the money to nonprofits in Israel who are often bitterly […]

This is not an every day occurrence and the reason it caught my eye. I have never yet read of any group or single person file a lawsuit against a Jewish body of any kind. This is the kind of news which will never get on the radar, for fear that the idea might “just […]

Mr. Fischbach is Professor of History, Randolph-Macon College and the author of Jewish Property Claims Against Arab Countries (Columbia University Press (August 2008). Michael Fischbach‘s review of his own book is disturbing. Not so much because it has bias, or lacks factual data. It is disturbing because it brings to light another situation concerning the […]

On August 1st, I participated in a small tour through Canada Park lead by Eitan Bronstein, the Director of Zochrot [Remembering], an organization of Israeli citizens working to raise awareness of the Nakba, the Palestinian catastrophe of 1948. Canada Park is run by the Jewish National Fund (JNF) and lies thirty minutes outside of Tel […]

(apologies to those who aren’t living in new york city – this is an event announcement) (it seems like there are many more radical purim extravaganzas going on all over the country, though, and i’m posting this announcement in part to encourage folks to think big and exciting for next year…) this year’s eighth-or-so edition […]

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