Tom Freudenheim

Tom Freudenheim

Tom Freudenheim is a Jewish American who blogs at www.freudenheim.com. He recently wrote a letter to the Promised Land Museum, which reads as follows: “I’m devoted to the Forward, so when I read the article about you I was puzzled as to why I hadn’t known about you...

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Jewish Voice for Peace

Jewish Voice for Peace

Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP) is national organization composed of Jewish Americans and allies who “support full equality for Palestinians and Jewish Israelis grounded in international law and universal principles of human rights.” While JVP is a Jewish faith-based...

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Some of My Best Friends are Zionists

Some of My Best Friends are Zionists

A documentary film by Director Bruce Robbins about American Jews who take an independent line on Israel and the Middle East. The heart of the film focuses on the experiences of American Jews changing their minds on Palestine/Israel: what they were told about Israel...

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Stefan Moore

Stefan Moore

A self-described “secular Jew,” documentary filmmaker Stefan Moore wrote about the troubled history of creating the Jewish state for Consortium News. He argues for a shift from fighting for a two-state solution toward a “democratic secular state accommodating both...

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Zionism in Israel

Zionism in Israel

Howard Lisnoff wrote about “The Long View of Palestine, Israel and War” in a piece for Counter Punch. In the article, he reflects on the history of Zionism in Israel and the dehumanization of Palestinians. He aptly points out that critiquing Zionism and occupation...

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A History of Oppression

A History of Oppression

In an Opinion piece for Moment Mag, David K. Shipler reflects on the weight of history and memory in shaping the ongoing violence the Israeli government is waging against the people of Palestine. As a former Jerusalem bureau chief for The New York Times, David speaks...

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Gaza and Ireland

Gaza and Ireland

Susan Webber, under her Naked Capitalism pen name Yves Smith, reposted and commented on an article by Aidan McQuade titled “Gaza: Did the West Learn Nothing from the Peace Process in Ireland?” Originally posted on OpenDemocracy.net, the article compares the U.K.’s...

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