Joe Roberts

Joe Roberts is a veteran political strategist and columnist in both the U.S. and Canada. He is the Executive Director of the Centre for Canadian Progress, the co-host of the political podcast New Left Radio, and the Managing Director at Jewish Currents Magazine. In 2021, Roberts wrote about leaving the Jewish Federation movement in protest of Israel’s violence toward Palestinians and seeking “t’shuvah [repentance] not only for ourselves but for the entirety of the Jewish people… It’s time to admit the sins done against the Palestinian people and begin the long path of repentance.”

Roberts was also a former Jewish Federation CEO, recognizing and owning his complicity in the injustices perpetrated against Palestinians, says he opposes Israel’s actions against Palestinians.

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Canada Park

Canada Park

This rare film, shared online is two parts by Palestine Diary, reveals the history behind the demolition and destruction of several Palestinian villages. The documentary details how the land of 'Imwas, Yahu and Bayt Nuba became an Israeli public park. Several new...

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PeaceCast Podcast

PeaceCast Podcast

PeaceCast is a podcast produced by Americans for Peace Now (APN), the sister-organization of Israel’s preeminent peace movement Shalom Achshav (“Peace Now “in Hebrew). The podcast explores issues and trends relating to peace and security for Israeli and Palestinian...

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Venerable Bhikkhu Bodhi

Venerable Bhikkhu Bodhi

The Venerable Bhikkhu Bodhi is a Buddhist scholar and translator who has spoken out against Israel’s injustice in Palestine. In a 2024 article published on Common Dreams, Ven. Bhikkhu Bodhi calls Israeli’s attack on Gaza “the gravest moral crisis of our time.” A...

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