[this piece was originally published on +972 magazine] I have attended all three J Street conferences since the organization formed in 2008 with the dual objectives of pushing the US government to take an active […]
I am very tired of the discourse in the media which goes as follows: X article/book/statement/rodent received heavy criticism both from the Left and from the Right, thereby, readers should realize that X falls nicely in […]
Today, Peter Beinart published a carefully worded- and thus more-hearable by mainstream Jews- Op-Ed in the New York Times. In it, he writes that American Jews should begin to “call the West Bank “nondemocratic Israel.”” In other, less-NYT-publishable/US-Jewry-acceptable words, the Apartheid Part […]
And now for some good news, because good news is good. Recently, the Recognition Forum (of which Rabbis for Human Rights is a part) wrote to EL AL, criticizing their new program in cooperation with […]
From a Portuguese national news channel’s photos of the day, in September.
This morning, I wrote: “On this International Women’s Day, I think that everyone who self-identifies as a male needs to take some time to reflect about ways in which we as men contribute to the […]
My parents moved to Jerusalem from San Francisco in 1986. They bought a house in Baq’a, and my older sister and I were both born there. In the summer of 1989, my father, a professor […]
המאמר הזה התפרסם לראשונה באתר העוקץ אמריקאים הביתה מוריאל רוטמן 04.03.12 יום אחד קיבלנו מכתב רשמי שטוען כי הבית שלנו הוכרז כ”נכס נפקדים”, ושעלינו לעזוב מיידית ללא פיצוי. לאחר שנעזוב את הבית הוא יועבר לחזקת […]