Judaism

On equating BDS and anti-Semitism: a letter to the German government

On equating BDS and anti-Semitism: a letter to the German government

"My mother, Taube, and father, Abraham, survived Auschwitz among other horrors. My father was the only survivor in his family of six children and my mother survived with only one sister in a family that was larger than my father’s. I know, without question, that if they were alive today, the motion you are being asked to endorse would terrify them given the repression of tolerance and witness that it clearly embraces."

As the Gaza crisis continues, Jewish-Palestinian solidarity is growing. Netanyahu must be terrified

As the Gaza crisis continues, Jewish-Palestinian solidarity is growing. Netanyahu must be terrified

"As a Jew, my relationship with Israel developed against a backdrop of the separation barrier, settlements and the open air prison that is Gaza. The repetitive and incessant violence that occur in the occupied territories is devastating. Watching the news this weekend as more rockets and retaliatory attacks erupted once again towards Gaza, it would be easy to give in to a sense of hopelessness."