Jewish Voices
Jewish voices israel palestine

The Promised Land Museum highlights Jewish perspectives about the Palestinian experience. Here we have collected profiles of Jewish voices to show the diversity of Jewish thought on Israel and Palestine. These thinkers ground their political philosophy in an understanding of the Jewish moral and ethical tradition: treating each other the way we want to be treated and protecting the human rights of all people regardless of religion.

We are continuously adding to this collection.

Lea Tsemel

Lea Tsemel is a Jewish Israeli human rights lawyer. She has represented political prisoners for five decades and was the subject of the 2019 movie Advocate (reviewed in the NY Times). Tsemel spoke on CANADA TALKS ISRAEL PALESTINE. She discusses systematic torture...

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Israeli Apartheid

Writing in the Israeli newspaper Haaretz, Israeli author Gideon Levy points out inequities in how Jews and non-Jews are treated under Israeli law. "To put it briefly: After the Law of Return, this is the law that exemplifies more than any other the domination of...

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Sara Roy

Writing in CounterPunch, Sarah Roy, a Jew and child of Holocaust survivors, pens a strongly worded letter to President Biden: https://www.counterpunch.org/2021/05/21/a-letter-to-biden-on-gaza/. She asks why Biden isn't doing more to stop the killing of children. She...

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