The far-right Jewish extremists rampaging violently against Palestinians are backed by a complex network of funding sources in both Israel and the United States. It's our moral duty to defund them
One religious voice from Israel’s early years offers a crucially different model to the serial slide into war: he recognized that it’s easier to go to war than to achieve true peace. Which is why we have to fight for it
We didn't earn human rights; we were born with them - by virtue of being created in the image of God. If you care about Israel-Palestine, remember that.
Rabbis are different from pundits and politicians, and it’s their moral voice that must be heard. Too many young U.S. Jews despair of hearing in synagogue a less one-sided view of Israel, one that reflects their discomfort with the occupation.
The destruction of Negev Bedouin communities not only violates women's rights and Israel's Jewish and democratic values, but also the good faith in which we American Jews make our donations to the JNF and Israel.
North American Jews are no longer willing to just send money to Israel with no say in what goes on there: We have a stake in Israel, as true partners who want to ensure Israel lives up to the best of our Jewish human rights values.
I bless my daughter to be like Sarah, who persuaded Abraham to banish Hagar and Ishmael to the wilderness; am I praying that my daughter will grow up to be a religious bigot?
Visitors bored with exploring their religious heritage, hiking through gorgeous areas or grappling with the complicated politics of this country can now get cheap thrills by pretending to shoot Palestinians.