Tag Archives: israeli-palestinian conflict

90-year-old Holocaust survivor arrested at Ferguson protest

TweetNinety-year-old Hedy Epstein, who was one of several protestors arrested outside Missouri Governor Jay Nixon’s office, is no stranger to state-sanction discrimination and violence. Epstein fled the Holocaust as a child. A true intersectionalist, she insists on applying the lessons of the past to the present, refusing to remain idle in the face of persecution, whether she’s protesting the [...]
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Infographic of the day: why the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is a feminist issue

Tweet The Israeli-Palestinian conflict isn’t just a human rights issue. It’s a feminist one. Here’s why.  Tweet
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#JewsAndArabsRefuseToBeEnemies

TweetAmidst the violence and bloodshed happening literally as you read this blog, some Jews and Arabs are showing that these two groups do not have to be enemies.  Tweet
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Israel punishes Palestinians for wanting a state

Tweethttp://youtu.be/gujySDqlVGA On Thursday, the United Nations general assembly voted to make Palestine a state. Of the 193-member assembly, 138 voted in favor, 41 abstained and nine–Israel, the US, Canada, the Czech Republic, the Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, Palau and Panama– voted against it. With this historic vote, Palestine went from being a ”non-member observer entity” to a [...]
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Why 34 mentions of Israel got me trashed last night

TweetBefore last night’s debate, I created a little drinking game for myself and anyone who wanted to join. The instructions were to drink every time Israel was mentioned and drink twice every time the candidate emphasized how close he was with Israel and/or its Prime Minister or criticized his opponent for not being close enough. [...]
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