They spent nearly $5 million to target and defeat Levin, far more than was spent by any other group. Something is profoundly wrong in our political system when a handful of billionaires, spend millions of dollars, to defeat progressive candidates.
The Anti-Defamation League does not speak for us, and we will not allow them to divide and defame our communities and movements, including the movement for Palestinian human rights. Jewish communities must embrace anti-Zionist and non-Zionist voices
The relationship between contemporary antisemitism and Islamophobia in Eastern Europe, and the process wherein these states have tightened their international partnership with Israel on the one hand, while presenting anti-Jewish hatred at home.
When the first Land Day occurred, Palestinians understood the land grab by the Israeli government. The premise has always been taking away the lands of the surrounding Palestinian villages, so the communities would have nowhere left to build.
The first time I was called a “self-hating Jew” was almost 15 years ago by someone I considered a close friend. It stung and I felt confused. 15 years later I have never felt stronger in my stance as a self-loving anti-Zionist Jew.
The ADL didn't utter a word of concern about the painstakingly detailed descriptions of Israel's apartheid system, nor an ounce of self-reflection about the organization's own unequivocal support for Israel's unjust and discriminatory system.
At our December 2021 meeting, the board of Tzedek Chicago, voted unanimously to recommend amending our core values statement to state explicitly that anti-Zionism (rather than “non-Zionism”) should be articulated as one of our core values.
More signs that support for Israel is cracking among U.S. progressives. Randi Weingarten, labor leader and liberal Zionist, is not condemning some locals' backing for BDS. Another sign that support for Israel is cracking among U.S. progressives.
The same broad coalition that saved Biden’s primary campaign and helped get him across the line in November, could now become a powerful counterweight to the pro-Israeli traditions of the Democratic party.