A rabbi’s perspective on annexation

In his blog, Rabbi Brant Rosen decries Israel’s institutional oppression of Palestinians. Even without calling it apartheid, Rosen notes that other Jewish organizations see that annexation “would enact an institutionalized, formal system of discrimination between two ethnic-national populations, both living in the same territory, with each governed by a separate set of laws.” Committed to Jewish values, Rabbi Rosen says that it should be clearer than ever that equity, justice and rights for all people will only happen when we honestly reckon with the legacy of institutional racism, including the treatment of Palestinian families.

Read more at: https://rabbibrant.com/2020/07/03/israels-annexation-is-just-the-tip-of-the-iceberg/

Rabbi Rosen is author of the book, Wrestling in the Daylight.

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