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Will They Crush the Biggest Student Movement Since Vietnam?

Jewish Voice for Peace Jewish Voice for Peace
In a matter of days, dozens of Gaza solidarity encampments have sprung up on over a hundred university campuses across the U.S. It’s the biggest student movement since the anti-war protests that swept U.S. universities in the 1960s.

Tidbits – May 2 – Reader Comments: UAW’s Fain in Solidarity With Students; Letter to Columbia Pres Shafik; Students Need Our Support Now; Anti-Zionism in the Jewish Community; Research Tools for Organizers; Setting a Larger Table-Religion & Socialism

Reader Comments: UAW's Sean Fain in Solidarity with Students; Letter to Columbia President Shafik; Students need our support now; Anti-Zionism in the Jewish Community; Research Tools for Organizers; Setting a Larger Table - Religion & Socialism; more

We Need an Exodus From Zionism

Naomi Klein The Guardian
This Passover, we don’t need or want the false idol of Zionism. We want freedom from the project that commits genocide in our name

To Accomplish What?

Jack Radey Portside
After reading of actions at UC Berkeley to prevent a speaker from addressing a meeting, and disrupting a dean’s backyard party, as a veteran of the Free Speech Movement, the first thing that comes to my mind is "What was the goal of the protest?"

The Break-Up?

John Feffer Foreign Policy in Focus
Are the United States and Israel heading toward a divorce?

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....

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.

Angela Davis: Standing With Palestinians

Angela Y. Davis Hammer & Hope
Reflecting on the past 60 years. "This is the first time in my own political memory that the Palestine solidarity movement is experiencing such broad support both throughout the U.S. and all over the world."
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