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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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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The Return of the Pogrom in Hawara

The Return of the Pogrom in Hawara

On February 26, 2023, more than 400 Jewish settlers terrorized the Palestinian village of Hawara in the Occupied West Bank. For hours, the settlers set buildings and cars on fire and threw stones at inhabitants and their homes. The Israeli police and military forces...

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Jewish Settlements Archival Project

Jewish Settlements Archival Project

Title: Jewish Settlements Archival Project, Taub Center for Israel Studies, New York University. The Taub Center for Israel Studies at New York University has been working on a project which maps and catalogs all available historical data relating to Israeli...

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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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Rabbi Barry H. Block

Rabbi Barry H. Block

Rabbi Barry H. Block serves the Congregation B’nai Israel in Little Rock, Arkansas and has served as Board member of the Central Conference of American Rabbis. He is also editor of The Mussar Torah Commentary: A Spiritual Path to Living a Meaningful and Ethical Life...

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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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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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