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Where are Our Allies? If Genuine, Allyship is Mutual

January 2, 2024

The names James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Michael Schwerner will resonate with anyone who knows their American—and American Jewish—history. The three young men had been spending the summer of 1964 registering African Americans to vote in Neshoba County, Mississippi when they were lynched by a group of men associated with the Ku Klux Klan. Their […]

Another Side of Israel: The Impact of Tikkun Olam

February 28, 2013

On a chilly day in the middle of February, seven young Syrian men appeared near the border fence separating the Syrian and Israeli sides of the wind-swept Golan Heights. Suffering from gunshot wounds, their bodies riddled with shrapnel, they called out to the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) soldiers guarding their side of the fence and […]