So many Jewish people have spoken out in favor of a lasting peace that recognizes the rights of both Israelis and Palestinians because a threat against the Palestinian human rights movement is a threat against all humanity. Here we take the time to showcase the Jewish community voices that are contributing to the international conversation, both yesterday and today. We are continuously adding to this list.
As one of the country’s leading scholars of U.S. Middle East policy and strategic nonviolent action, Stephen Zunes has consistently argued against violence and war around the world, from Israel to Yemen, and has made the case for the use of nonviolent solutions.
Zunes has also been an outspoken supporter of Palestinian and Israeli rights, and he has made powerful critiques of the United States’ unilateral support of Israel and of Israel’s violation of international law and human rights.