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The Great Rupture in American Jewish Life

Peter Beinart New York Times
For the last decade or so, an ideological tremor has been unsettling American Jewish life. Since Oct. 7, it has become an earthquake. It concerns the relationship between liberalism and Zionism....

Tidbits – Mar.28 2024 – Reader Comments: Ceasefire, Standing With Palestinians; RFK, Jr; Government Numbers About…; Single-Payer Saves-Report France; Greatest Baseball Films; Seafood’s Potential; Käthe Kollwitz – New Exhibition at MOMA in New York

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Reader Comments: Demand for Gaza Ceasefire, Standing With Palestinians; RFK, Jr; Government Numbers About...; Single-Payer Saves-Report France; Greatest Baseball Films; Seafood's Potential; Käthe Kollwitz - New Exhibition at MOMA in New York; more

Schumer Spoke for Diaspora Jews

Harold Meyerson The American Prospect
Schumer was giving voice to what most Democratic officeholders believed but were afraid to say, and he clearly had the blessing of President Biden to go ahead and make that speech. It also showed the divide between Israeli Jews and diaspora Jews.

Israel Must Change Its Policy on Humanitarian Aid to Gaza

Sen. Bernie Sanders interviewed by Margaret Brennan CBS Face the Nation
Sen. Bernie Sanders, said Sunday the Biden administration needs to make clear to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that if his government wants to continue to receive U.S. support, Israel must change its policy on humanitarian aid to Gaza.

Jonathan Glazer’s Brave Oscar Speech Represents the Best of Judaism

Dave Zirin The Nation
Instead of confronting what the director of The Zone of Interest actually said, Zionists distorted his lines. Glazer was the only Oscar winner to say anything about Gaza—rather shocking, given the stereotype of Hollywood, as a bastion of liberalism.

Tidbits – Mar.14, 2024 – Reader Comments: State of the Union and Ceasefire; Oppenheimer and Nuclear Danger Today; Haiti; Take Action – Reject AIPAC; Webinar: Israel After October 7; Standing Together NYC Fundraiser; Book Talk–The Right To Learn; More

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Reader Comments: State of the Union and Ceasefire; Oppenheimer and Nuclear Danger Today; Haiti; Take Action - Reject AIPAC; Webinar: Israel After October 7; Standing Together NYC Fundraiser; Book Talk -- The Right to Learn; Cartoons; more.....

The Missing News About Gaza

Alexei Sisulu Abrahams The Nation
To understand Palestine and Israel, we need more coverage of the everyday structural violence of occupation. Disinformation involves lying by commission. Decontextualization, on the other hand, is about lying by omission.

Tidbits – Mar.7, 2024 – Reader Comments: Ceasefire Now; Mitch McConnell Water Boy for Trump; Trump Courts Teamsters; Alabama’s Embryos; Harry Belafonte Celebration of Life; Film Workers for Palestine; 1st Annual Walter Rodney Symposium; Cartoons;

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