LINKS: PEACE & JUSTICE IN PALESTINE / ISRAEL
with an emphasis on Jewish Organizations
Alternative Information Center
Israeli/Palestinian News Service with great links and news updates
In Los Angeles, Moskowitz operates a bingo hall and owns a casino. In Jerusalem, he uses profits from those operations to thwart Israeli-Palestinian peace by buying strategically placed Palestinian real estate for Jewish settlers and supporting militant anti-peace organizations. This organization is trying to stop it.
Jewish Voice for Peace
National organization, with chapters in Seattle, Chicago, Philadelphia, DC, Detroit, Boston, and the Bay Area
This organization advocates recognizing the pain and humanity of both Palestinians and Jews in attempt to create coexistance and heal the world.
How to Strengthen the Palestine Solidarity Movement by Making Friends with Jews (Download this zine)
The Jewish Peace Fellowship
Founded in 1941 to defend the rights of C0s, has continuously fought for peace and justice.
Rabbis for Human Rights
Israel and North America
Jewish Peace News
Service provided by A Jewish Voice for Peace, a San Francisco Bay Area grassroots organization dedicated to the human, civil and economic rights of Jews, Palestinians, and all peoples in the Middle East; has an excellent list serve with daily articles.
The New Israel Fund (NIF)
Works to strengthen Israel's democracy and to promote freedom, justice and equality for all Israel's citizens. For nearly twenty-five years, NIF has been a leader in building a just and strong Israel, believing that Israel's strength depends as much on its commitment to democratic principles as on its ability to defend itself against physical and military threats. Not only are these principles guaranteed in Israel's Declaration of Independence, they are central elements of the Jewish tradition.
Trips to Israel/Palestine
The Fellowship of Reconciliation
Is the largest, oldest Interfaith Peace organization in the United States. They offer a list of Religious Peace Fellowships across US.
Is an online community of people of faith who want to build a more just and compassionate nation. It provides one-click opportunities to impact current political issues and shift the terms of public debate. It aspires to be an online wing of a powerful, new progressive faith movement, like the ones that fought for independence, abolition and civil rights. FaithfulAmerica.org is a project of the National Council of Churches with support from TrueMajority and Res Publica.
Guilt & Pleasure
Multicultural Education within the Jewish community.
Nomy Lamm is a badass fatass jew dyke amputee, performance artist, writer and activist.
LINKS - JEWISH AND FEMINIST
The web's leading progressive Jewish weblog.
Kolot: The Center for Jewish Women's and Gender Studies
Bridges Journal (a Journal for Jewish Feminists and our Friends) illuminates a variety of landscapes: for activists, Jews, feminists, lesbians, it is both bread and roses. In these pages, contemporary Jewish feminist culture and politics come alive in all their tumultuous diversity.
Jewish Women Watching aims to rouse the public to challenge and change the sexist and other discriminatory practices in the American Jewish community. We use biting satire and real-life facts to criticize our community's narrow-minded priorities. Jewish Women Watching remains anonymous to focus attention on the issues - not ourselves.
Trembling Before G-d: The Website for the movie which is about Hasidic and Orthodox Jews who are gay or lesbian. This site provides vast resources for LGBT Jews.
World Congress of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Jews
: The National Jewish Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity
National Union of Jewish GLBT Students
Nice Jewish Girls an email list for Jewish Lesbian and Bisexual Women
TransJews email discussion list
Jeff Herman Virtual Resource Center: Hebrew Union College Jewish Institute of Religion Sexual Orientation Issues in the Jewish Community
Jewish Queer Youth (in New York)
SVARA: Located in Chicago, a traditionally radical yeshiva for queer Jews and straight allies: SvaraProject@aol.com
LINKS- JEWISH SOCIAL JUSTICE ORGANIZATIONS
Jewish Social Justice Network :
SocialAction.com is an online Jewish magazine dedicated to pursuing justice, building community, and repairing the world. The website offers resources including articles related to different social justice areas, Jewish holidays, and secular holiday. There are also themed dvrei Torah for each weekly parsha, and other related education opportunities.
Tekiah: a Jewish Call to Action is an alliance of activists, community organizers, and lay leaders in Greater Boston, committed to mobilizing the Jewish community to work for a fundamental, systemic change in American society. Past actions involve campaigns for bilingual education and immigrants rights. For more information, contact Tekiah_Boston@hotmail.com or 617-983-5184.
The Jewish Alliance for Law and Social Action (JALSA) is dedicated to being a strong, progressive, inter-generational voice, inspired by Jewish teachings and values, for social justice, civil rights, and civil liberties. They provide informational programming and working committees on these issues in Massachusetts.
PANIM: The Institute for Jewish Leadership and Values is dedicated to the renewal of American Jewish life through the integration of Jewish learning, values, and social responsibility.Our programs: Inspire Jewish teenagers and young adults by exposing them to Jewish values and helping them see the connection between those values and political activism and civic engagement; Strengthen Jewish leaders by equipping them with the necessary knowledge and skills to apply their Judaic legacy of learning, service, and tikkun olam (repair of the world) in communal and civic contexts;Give form and meaning to a positive Jewish identity integrating Torah (Jewish learning), avodah (spiritual grounding), and gemilut chasadim (acts of social responsibility.)
The Ziv Tzedakah Fund has many articles and listing, including practical mitzvah opportunities, sources of inspiration, tzedakah ideas, books and curricula.
Jewish Labor Committee email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Weinberg Tzedek Hillel is a public service and social justice initiative devoted to transforming the culture of your campus and your community.
Jewish Coalition for Service
Jewish Council for Public Affairs
American Jewish World Service
The Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism
LINKS: JEWISH RENEWAL
This organization advocates recognizing the pain and humanity of both
Palestinians and Jews in attempt to create coexistance and heal the world.
Love and Justice Haggadah
Remake your Passover. Lots of stuff to choose from. Put Trans and
anti-imperialist politics into your seder.
ALEPH: Alliance for Jewish Renewal
Supports and grows the worldwide movement for Jewish renewal by organizing and nurturing communities, developing leadership, creating liturgical and scholarly resources, and working for social and environmental justice. ALEPH's affiliated projects include the ALEPH Kallah, a biennial convocation; OhaLaH: The Association of Rabbis for Jewish Renewal; ALEPH's Rabbinic Studies Program; the Network of Jewish Renewal Communities; ALEPH's Sage-ing Program; C-DEEP (The Center for Devotional, Energy, and Ecstatic Practice); and The Shalom Center.
New Menorah is a quarterly publication of ALEPH: Alliance for Jewish Renewal, distributed free to members of ALEPH. Edited by Arthur Waskow.
Elat Chayyim Jewish Renewal retreat center in Accord,NY
Network of Jewish Renewal Communities
Covers activities of the Network and its 40+ local congregations
ye·shi·va or ye·shi·vah
1. An institute of learning where students study sacred texts, primarily the
2. An elementary or secondary school with a curriculum that includes religion and culture as well as general education.
Jewish Women's Archive
The Emma Goldman Papers
Babylonian Jewry Heritage Center
Tamiment & Wagner Labor Archives at NYU
YIVO Institute - Jewish Archive
TimTum - zine about transgender and Jews
Warsaw Ghetto Uprising Bibliography
JFREJ Youth Reading Group Bibliography (2001)