Tag Archives: israel

Gaza is a Shtetl

Gaza is a shtetl. The Israeli army are cossacks. Palestinians are my brothers.

UC Berkeley votes to divest from Israeli War Crimes…almost

“We’re still swimming against the current, but the tide is slowly turning in favor of justice.” That’s my friend Naomi’s take of the ongoing back-and-forth at UC-Berkeley over Israel/Palestine. Last month, the Berkeley student senate voted 16-4 to officially recommend that the UC Regents divest from two American companies (GE…

Justice in Jerusalem: No More Spinning Our Wheels

I’m gonna be real with you — I was excited that J Street invited me to their founding conference. Excited to be part of the conversation of progressive, peace-seeking Jewish Americans that had found a new, stronger voice in Washington. Excited to push conference attendees towards language and policies of…