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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Barcelona Suspended Institutional Ties with Israel

Barcelona Suspended Institutional Ties with Israel

In February 2023, the mayor of Barcelona, Spain announced that the city temporarily suspended all institutional ties with Israel. Barcelona equally froze its 25-year-old twinning agreement with the Israeli city of Tel Aviv. Barcelona Mayor Ada Colau wrote a letter to...

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Boycott

Boycott

Boycott (2021) is an award-winning documentary by Just Vision that chronicles one of the most consequential U.S. First Amendment battles, during which 35 states passed laws to silence boycotts and nonviolent means of pressuring Israel to end its human rights abuses....

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Jewish Faculty Network

Jewish Faculty Network

The Jewish Faculty Network is a community of Jewish faculty from universities and colleges across Canada who share a strong commitment to social justice. Read about the network’s principles here, which includes their statements on Israel and Boycott, Divestment and...

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Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield

Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield

Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield are the Jewish American founders of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream. The duo came under fire in 2021 when they announced they would halt ice cream sales in the illegally occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem. Cohen responded: “If I care...

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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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Nadav Gazit

Nadav Gazit

Nadav Gazit is an activist in New York who is renouncing his Israeli citizenship. Announced in an Opinion piece on PrismReports.org, Nadav asserts: “Once you unlearn Zionist propaganda, there is no going back.” He argues that the current genocide in Gaza as well as...

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Miles Meth

Miles Meth

Union organizer Miles Meth recently wrote an opinion piece on Forward.com, a self-described pro-Israel, pro-Palestine, and pro-democracy organization. His op-ed focused on the Boston Workers Circle’s choice to describe Israel’s war of Gaza as a genocide and their...

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Dave Zirin

Dave Zirin

Dave Zirin, sports editor at The Nation, wrote an article linking Zionism and antisemitism in unexpected ways. Dave’s piece is responding to the 2023 decision in House Resolution 894 that equates anti-Zionist sentiments with anti-Semitic statements. He warns that...

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Ronnie Kasrils

Ronnie Kasrils

Ronnie Kasrils, a politician and former Minister of Intelligence Services in South Africa, recently wrote a piece on PolticsWeb.co responding criticism about his stance on Palestinian resistance. In his message to Greg Mills, Ronnie opposes racism, military...

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