New York Jewish Agenda

New York Jewish Agenda

The New York Jewish Agenda (NYJA) amplifies Jewish voices with shared values to promote social justice, combat antisemitism, and support a democratic vision of Israel. The NYJA also engages with critical issues that affect the New York community. NYJA hosted a...

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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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Miriam Margolyes

Miriam Margolyes

British-Australian actress and writer Miriam Margolyes, best known for her award-winning role in The Age of Innocence, shared in an interview about her life as a Jewish anti-Zionist. She said: “We have to be able to criticize Israel.”

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Young Jewish and Left

Young Jewish and Left

A celebration of diversity, Young Jewish and Left weaves queer culture, Jewish Arab history, secular Yiddishkeit, anti-racist analysis, and religious/spiritual traditions into a multi-layered tapestry of Leftist politics. Personal experiences from many of today’s...

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Brant Rosen

Brant Rosen

Rabbi Brant Rosen publicly denounced Israel’s institutional oppression of Palestinians and founded the anti-Zionist synagogue Tzedek Chicago in 2015. Even without calling it apartheid, Rosen notes that other Jewish organizations see that annexation “would enact an...

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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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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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