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Rabbi Michael Lerner Author / National Chair - The Tikkun Community
Stop Moskowitz 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.
More on the Rosenbergs
An Execution in the Family by Robert Meeropol
Heir to An Execution
Leena Broderson Hebrew School Teacher
LINKS: PEACE & JUSTICE IN PALESTINE/ISRAEL
with an emphasis on Jewish Organizations
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.
More on Arab Jews Struggle Against European Colonialism:
For more on Jewish multiculturalism:
Loolwa's booK: The Flying Camel: Essays on Identity by Women of North African and Middle Eastern Jewish Heritage Loolwa's website Black, Jewish, and Interracial: It's Not the Color of Your Skin but the Race of Your Kin and Other Myths of Identity. by Katya Gibel Azoulay
Liz Werner Writer / Translator / Teacher, grandparents blacklisted in McCarthy era
Young, Jewish, and Left was created by Michael Konnie Chameides and Irit Reinheimer
Michael Konnie Chameides is a southern Jew transplanted as a Yankee. Before working on Young, Jewish, and Left he worked on a range of political projects. At Bard College, where he majored in Gender Studies and Philosophy, he led successful campaigns to pass one of the most comprehensive fair labor codes in the country as well as securing the right to vote for college students in Dutchess County, NY. He has given workshops and trainings on anti-sexist and anti-racist issues to activist, student, and non-profit organizations. He directed an office for consumer and environmental rights group US Public Interest Research Group and worked on successfuly electoral campaigns in Hudson, NY. The film series he curates in Hudson, NY has been recognized as the "Best Political Film Series" in the Albany Region by Metroland, the alternative weekly paper. Visit his portfolio website.
Irit Reinheimer is a visual artist and activist. She graduated from the State University of New York at New Paltz with a BFA in Sculpture. Reinheimer assisted Amy Trompetter in building over 40 life-size puppets for the production of "The Barber of Seville," and later performed in the production at St. Ann's Warehouse in Brooklyn. She co-created Girls Will Be Boys Will Be Girls Will Be...a coloring book, published by Soft Skull Press in 2004. She began learning video when teaching youth stop-motion animation and mini-movies at Children's Media Project in Poughkeepsie, NY. She lives in Philadelphia and has been active in labor, feminist, anti-war, and queer movements for the past 10 years.