Statement on Antisemitism: March 10, 2021

As children, we learned a simple definition of antisemitism: hostility toward Jews, often accompanied by harmful actions. We learned the truth about this form of racism when it was taken
to its unspeakable conclusions in the mid-20th century. As the state of Israel matured, this unambiguous definition of antisemitism underwent a transformation. In order to avoid… Continue Reading Statement on Antisemitism: March 10, 2021

I am جنين.

“Wow, your name is so American.” When you meet someone for the first time, one of the first things they ask you is ‘what is your name?’ For many reasons, that question is extremely significant.  It defines how our relationship with that person will play out.  Will they remember my name?  Does that person even… Continue Reading I am جنين.


In the picture, my grandfather sits on a wood chair, leaning back, the paunch of sixty-three years preceding him in the foreground smiling, lip curled in the narrow space between mustache and beard nose sloping downward olive skin body compact, heavy. Add a kefieh to his balding head and he’s a grandfather of the Nakba,… Continue Reading Twin

No to Annexation & No to Military Aid

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has pledged to annex some 30% of the occupied West Bank — including the strategic Jordan Valley and dozens of Jewish settlements — starting in July. As this date approaches, it is critical for all those who care about social justice and peace to strongly condemn Israel’s planned immoral, illegal annexation.… Continue Reading No to Annexation & No to Military Aid