Melanie Kaye/Kantrowitz
Melanie Kaye Kantrowitz
Melanie Kaye/Kantrowitz was a Jewish writer, political activist, and the founding executive director of Jews for Racial and Economic Justice. In her book The colors of Jews: racial politics and radical diasporism (2007), she described radical diasporism—where Jews “make home where we are”—as an alternative to Zionism. In an essay in the Jewish women’s anthology she co-edited titled The Tribe of Dina (1986), she described how her activism was intrinsic to her Judaism.

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A Burglary Motivated by Racism

A Burglary Motivated by Racism

Haaaretz journalists Gideon Levy and Alex Levac reported on a West Bank burglary case in 2020 in which a small Palestinian business was repeatedly burglarized by Jewish settlers. Was this burglary motivated by racism? Mohammed Mahmadi, 29, left his restaurant job in...

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Curt’s Hebron

Curt’s Hebron

Curtis Bell, President of Unitarian Universalists for Justice in the Middle East, spoke to the First Unitarian Church’s Department of Social Justice about his two months in Hebron and what he learned about the Palestinian experience under Israeli occupation. Video...

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Virginia Tech GPSS

Virginia Tech GPSS

The Graduate and Professional Student Senate (GPSS) at Virginia Tech passed a resolution in October 2021 demanding that the University’s administration enact an academic boycott of Israel and institutions “complicit in maintaining the Israeli occupation.” The...

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