Category Archives: Protest

An Open Letter to The Mayor of Jerusalem, Mr. Nir Barkat, Concerning the Establishment of Sabbath Peace in the City of Peace

Dear Mr. Mayor, On the lovely spring afternoon of Shabbat Tazriya-Mezora, April 25, 2015, at exactly 5:30 PM, I desecrated the Holy Sabbath by entering my partner’s car in Moshav Beit Zayit, where we live, and drove to the corner … Continue reading

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The Representation of Women in Everyday Life in J’lem

“Egged cuts humans from J’lem bus ads,” reads a headline this morning. Soon there will be no humans in J’lem, only angels and jackals. Meanwhile, women still walk on J’lem’s streets. But what kind of women? One answer comes from Canaan Media, … Continue reading

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A Zionist Among Palestinians

Two weeks ago when I received my copy of  A Zionist Among Palestinians from Indiana University Press, I was ecstatic. Hillel Bardin, the author, had turned to me with the first few chapters in 2006 to ask if I thought this … Continue reading

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Practice Imagining Fascism

On the evening of Septemeber 30, 2011 a group of forty activists from the Solidarity Movement drove to Anatot, a Jewish settlement ten-minutes from Jerusalem, to non-violently protest the violence meted out to a Palestinian farmer that morning. Sara Benninga, … Continue reading

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