Attempts at “Fighting for co-existence” at Limmud Oz 2016

Following is an edited transcript of an ad-libbed talk with Sivan Barak at Limmud Oz and the ensuing Q&A, June 26, 2016. The session was originally meant to include Bassam Dally, who was disinvited. Go to ajds.org.au/2016/06/limmudoz/ to read the AJDS statement...

Antisemitism in the Left and other racial issues for Jews

This post includes excerpts from April Rosenblum’s “The past didn’t go anywhere: making resistance to antisemitism part of all of our movements” (2014), available here. Posting excerpts from this document has been permitted, so as to promote a...

From the Archives: "The making of a Jewish feminist activist!"

By Eva Cox [Originally published in the AJDS newsletter, 30th January 2003, available in our archives, here.] I am writing this piece in a time of huge turmoil for Jews in the Diaspora as well as for the Israelis and Palestinians. The question for many of is whether...

I protest for my people, not against them

This interview with Sivan Barak appeared in Federation Story, Federation’s Square’s public archive of Australian stories:  Sivan Barak is an Australian-Israeli Jew turned pro-Palestinian human rights activist. “You won’t find two Jews that agree on...