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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Nadia Saah

Nadia Saah

Nadia Saah is a board member of Jewish Currents. In this moving photo essay, she shares her family’s story of their harrowing experiences during the 1948 Nakba (the Catastrophe). The essay compiles 11 more stories from other Palestinians on the 75th anniversary of the...

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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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1948 and After

1948 and After

1948 and After: Israel and the Palestinians is a collection of essays by Israeli historian Benny Morris; the book explores Israeli decision-making and what caused the mass exodus from Palestine in 1948. Purchase the book here or borrow the book from your local library...

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Zochrot

Zochrot

Zochrot, founded in 2002 by Jewish-Israeli activists, is an organization that calls for Israel to recognize the Nakba and Palestinian refugees’ right of return. Zochrot has been instrumental in providing access to information about the Nakba in Hebrew. They launched...

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Jewish Voice for Peace

Jewish Voice for Peace

Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP) is a U.S. organization of Jewish activists who advocate for a just solution for Palestinian refugees. JVP organizers seek peace in the Middle East and an end to violence against civilians. Donate to JVP here. Join JVP Action, which seeks...

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Rashida Tlaib

Rashida Tlaib

Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib made history in 2008 as the first Muslim woman to serve the Michigan Legislature and the first Palestinian American woman elected to Congress. In 2022, Tlaib sponsored H.Res.1123 – Recognizing the Nakba and Palestinian refugees’ rights in...

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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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