Jewish Youth Say “Never Again” As They Protest Trump’s Concentration Camps

By Stephanie Russell-Kraft, Inthesetimes.com   -

NEWARK, NEW JERSEY—Planes on their way to the airport fly low over a crowd of young protesters chanting “Racist ICE has got to go!” More than 100 Jewish and immigrant activists have gathered [...]

#NeverAgainIsNow: 36 Arrested As Hundreds Of Jewish Protesters Block Road to Migrant Detention Center

By Julia Conley, Commondreams.org -

Rejecting the notion that denouncing the Trump administration's immigrant detention centers as "concentration camps" does harm to the memory of the Holocaust, 200 Jewish people demonstrated at a [...]

Jewish Activists Arrested Protesting Birthright In Midtown

By Brendan Krisel, Patch.com -

MIDTOWN MANHATTAN, NY — Jewish activists protesting Birthright Israel, the organization that sponsors free trips for people with Jewish heritage to Israel, were arrested during a Friday morning [...]

Young Jews Supporting Black Lives Matter

By Ally Little and Michelle Weiser, www.orward.com -

By Ally Little and Michelle Weiser for The Forward. we see and affirm the Jews of color in our community, and we proudly and unequivocally support the Movement for Black Lives Platform and Black [...]

Major American Jewish Leader Changes His Mind About Israel

By Staff, www.tikkun.org -

By Staff of Tikkun - David Gordis has served as vice-president of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America and of the University of Judaism in Los Angeles (now American Jewish University). He [...]

Jews Standing Against Muslim Prejudice

By Philip Weiss, www.mondoweiss.net -

We are so pleased to share with you our new, very short video–Jews Recommit to Standing Against Islamophobia. While we have all been rightly concerned about the recent Islamophobic ads on NYC [...]

Jewish Support For Israel Fades In United States

By Sarah Posner, www.religiondispatches.org -

Three weeks ago, a group of young American Jews gathered outside the New York offices of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, the umbrella organization founded in [...]

Jewish-American Peace Activists Organize To Oppose War On Gaza

By Miriam Elba, www.wagingnonviolence.org -

Over the past few weeks as the Israeli offensive in Gaza brings more and more tragic consequences for Palestinians, there have also been large solidarity demonstrations throughout the world [...]

Dorothy Zellner Reflects On 50 Years Of Struggle

By Philip Weiss, www.mondoweiss.net -

This summer marks the 50th anniversary of the Freedom Summer, the legendary effort by the civil rights movement to open up the vote in Mississippi to black people. That struggle is the subject of [...]