Why War? The Formation of Israel in Palestine

Why War? The Formation of Israel in Palestine

Since October 7, 2023, the world has watched the government of Israel drop more than 6,000 bombs and launch more than 7,000 missiles into the territory of Gaza, causing damage the equivalent of 2 nuclear bombs. The military operation is in retaliation to a Hamas-led...

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Self-Hating Jew?

Self-Hating Jew?

Proudly Jewish comedian and podcaster Jonathan Randall explains why he does not believe that criticizing Israel makes him self-hating. Video title: Being a Jew against Palestinian oppression doesn’t make you a “self-hating Jew” Created by: Jonathan Randall Video...

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+972 Magazine “The Landline”

+972 Magazine “The Landline”

+972 Magazine is an online, nonprofit magazine run by independent Palestinian and Israeli journalists. The magazine spotlights overlooked communities who struggle against occupation and apartheid. “The Landline” is their weekly newsletter. In a May 2023 newsletter,...

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Rami Elhanan

Rami Elhanan

Rami Elhanan is a 7th generation Jerusalemite who describes himself as Jewish, Israeli, and “before everything else […] a human being.” In 1997, his 14-year-old daughter was killed by Palestinian suicide bombers. He shared his story and how he was able to find peace...

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Ayelet

Ayelet

Ayelet is a 16-year-old trans teen and activist in the Mesarvot network, an Israeli organization that supports war resisters and political objectors. She wrote a letter to the Refuser Solidarity Network to share her accounts of Israel’s pinkwashing (displaying...

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Sari Bashi

Sari Bashi

Sari Bashi is a Jewish Israeli lawyer and Program Director at Human Rights Watch. In her book Maqluba – Upside Down Love (in Hebrew), she describes how she met and fell in love with her Palestinian husband. They are currently raising their children in the West Bank....

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Parents Circle – Families Forum

Parents Circle – Families Forum

The Parents Circle – Families Forum (PCFF) is a joint Israeli-Palestinian organization founded in 1995 composed of over 600 families who have lost an immediate family member to the ongoing conflict. This grassroots organization promotes reconciliation in order to...

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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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Wallace Shawn

Wallace Shawn

Playwright and actor Wallace Shawn, best known for his role as Vizzini in The Princess Bride, translated an Anti-Defamation League (ADL) ad that blamed Palestinians for Israel’s mass slaughter of Gazan children. The ad featured and endorsed a statement from the former...

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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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