The Swarthmore College Hillel recently wrote a letter declaring itself an “Open Hillel”. What does this mean and why is it important?
Although I am typically able to present my political views on issues regarding Israel/Palestine in a moderate fashion, with the recent situation in Gaza it got too personal.
How does our identity as a Jew influence our politics? Is it possible to separate our Jewishness from our political attitudes? A week away from the election Sarah Brammer-Shlay examines the answers.
This film about the history, and recent rise of global anti-Semitism is historically interesting and compelling, but the film’s biased and simplistic representation of the Arab world was at times problematic.
A group of young progressive Jews take on tax fairness, targeting the eleven richest Congress people in the United States who voted in support of the Bush Tax Cuts.
How do we balance stereotypes, honest but not always positive portrayals of Jews and at times being the “only Jew in the room”?
The Jewish Community does not have one opinion on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. We must create a variety of spaces for Jews to speak on this tough issue.
This November Minnesotans will be voting on the “MN Marriage Amendment. This is an issue of blatant discrimination; voting “No” is the Jewish thing to do.