Israel/Palestine

Rachel’s Children

October 20, 2018 // 0 Comments

Rachel is revered by all three Abrahamic faiths as the mother who “weeps for her children” – a powerful metaphor for all those who grieve over the suffering of children.  Today, Rachel’s grief is shared by Palestinian and Israeli mothers and fathers who yearn for …

The documentary film produced by Marjorie Wright with Elika is entitled Jews Step Forward, based on interviews with 24 anti-Zionist American Jews, many of them leaders in the pro-Palestine movement.  It has been shown internationally, won 4 modest awards, screened at Washington National Cathedral, been sponsored …

The documentary film produced by Marjorie Wright with Elika is entitled Jews Step Forward, based on interviews with 24 anti-Zionist American Jews, many of them leaders in the pro-Palestine movement.  It has been shown internationally, won 4 modest awards, screened at Washington National Cathedral, been sponsored …

UNRWA (the United Nations Relief and Works Agency) provides humanitarian aid—education, healthcare, housing, etc.—to several million Palestinian refugees in Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, the West Bank, and Gaza. Our speaker has both benefited from that aid and worked for UNRWA. This talk takes place at a …

Film and Discussion in JP “The Occupation of the American Mind” tells the story of how the Israeli government has utilized U.S. media to tell a one-way narrative of the situation in Palestine/Israel–and how Israel has linked with organizations in the U.S. to accomplish its …

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 …

Palestine-Israel in 2018 Massachusetts Elections

August 22, 2018 // 0 Comments

Don’t Forget to Vote on September 4! It’s rare that voters have the chance to weigh in directly on US policy toward Palestine-Israel.  Unlike in New York, Michigan and Minnesota, Massachusetts does not have any candidates who openly champion Palestinian rights and advocate for a radical change in US …

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