The Jerusalem Declaration on Antisemitism is a gift to those of us who are fighting for justice in Palestine, and a blow to the knee-jerk defenders of Israel. Crucial to the defense of Israel’s indefensible policies toward Palestinians is the suppression of free speech. When we criticize Israel, they yell “antisemitism” and try to shut… Continue Reading The Jerusalem Declaration on Antisemitism: A Gift to the Pro-Palestine Movement
I’m not a religious Jew, but I’m a Jew. I’m not a Zionist, but I’m a Jew. What kind of Jew am I? In the 1960s, I read an essay which helped me recognize myself. The essay, “The Non-Jewish Jew”, was written by Isaac Deutscher in 1958. He was describing himself; he was describing me.… Continue Reading What Kind of Jew Am I?