Anti-Semitism

Stand with Rep. Ilhan Omar!

March 7, 2019 // 0 Comments

This article appears in the Winter 2019 issue of the Massachusetts Peace Action newsletter. Newly elected US Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) was attacked on Feb. 11 by leaders of both parties for pointing out what is obvious to anyone who follows politics in Washington: that …

Tree of Life

October 29, 2018 // 0 Comments

The attack on Tree of Life was a terrorist expression of the white nationalist movement encouraged and legitimized by Presidents Trump and Netanyahu.  My grandparents lived in Pittsburgh and I went to a summer camp there in the 1960s along with many children of the …

Is Boycotting Israel ‘Hate’?

September 4, 2018 // 0 Comments

Opponents of the nonviolent Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement are involved in a dishonest branding campaign. Originally published in The New York Times, September 4, 2018 The debate over the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (B.D.S.) movement against Israel has been one of the most contentious …

Testimony presented at hearing on Anti-BDS Legislation, S.1689/H.1685, July 18, 2017 My name is Eva Moseley and I oppose An Act to Prevent Discrimination in State Contracting because it aims to suppress criticism of Israel by those engaged in BDS.  I oppose it as an …

Remarks delivered by Lena Shapiro of Wellesley Jewish Voice for Peace at the Protect Our White House rally on December 9 Hi, I’m Lena and I’m with Wellesley Jewish Voice for Peace. Jewish Voice for Peace is a national organization with chapters on college campuses …

  Last week the US Senate rushed passage of the misnamed “Anti-Antisemitism Awareness Act of 2016” by a voice vote with no debate.  Rather than targeting real anti-Semitism, the resolution takes aim at activism — especially on campuses — against Israeli government policies that are tightening …