Note to American Jews: Now What?
On politics, progression, and remembering our past.
After his father died, Miles Protter discovered he had lived a secret life.
Israeli gay couple Tal and Amir were at a hotel in Nepal with their adopted children when an earthquake devastated the country in April 2015.
Matt Sweetwood knows how to raise kids. He has raised five by himself. He has some choice words for one father who raised his to hate, and for all the lives that were ruined as a result.
Joseph Rosen thinks that self-hatred is under rated and that it may even change the world. Yeah, he likes to think big.
Julie France reflects on the similarities between the racial tensions in the United States and Israel.
With the peace process derailed and the incoming Netanyahu administration promising zero tolerance to Palestine, joining the ICC sets a major cat among the pigeons.
Julie France discusses the seemingly unbridgeable divide currently separating the Israeli left from the Israeli right.
Warlords don’t have use for peace because peace doesn’t have use for warlords.
Hypermasculine bravado as political weapon
An Israeli progressive reflects on the future challenges facing her cause.
The death of a friend led Rick Gabrielly to realize that our legacies are determined by the receivers, not the givers.
Matthew Rozsa explores the divided politics of the American Jewish community.
Margaret Rhee elegizes the Gaza dead in a prose poem of remarkable tenderness. Blending the personal and political, she questions “The difference between wound and womb…Palestinian and Israeli…You and me.”
Death, a natural and unavoidable part of life, should be painless, peaceful, dignified and a celebration of the life that was.