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For Young, Progressive Jews, Opposing the Occupation is an Inter-Generational Struggle

How the last best tactic we have to fight the occupation might be the most difficult to put into most practice. American Jewry is complicit in the occupation. American Jews send millions of dollars and thousands of people across the … Continue reading

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Dancing to the Drums of War

“Set the world on fire,” the song belted out, so as the rockets fell we danced. Strobe-lights flashed and colored orbs flickered through the park where the party was being held, across the highway from a kibbutz entrance. The sound … Continue reading

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What Living Under Fire Showed Me About the Asymmetries of this War

I had just gotten on the train at the HaHaganah station in South Tel Aviv when the alarm went off. The train, which had just started to move, stopped. An announcement came on over the speaker system: “there is a … Continue reading

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The Violence of Everyday Life

Tel Aviv is like an island: surrounded by turmoil and strife yet detached from the violence of everyday life in Israel and the Occupied Territories. But if you stand on the beach in Tel Aviv, sometimes in the morning, sometimes … Continue reading

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