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Convergence of Hate

forward.com — Essay Last Shabbat, as my husband and I were walking home from a long, lovely lunch with friends, I noticed scribbling on the sidewalk. Since the letters were written in white chalk and were upside down from where I stood, it took a moment to decipher their meaning, and another moment to get over the shock.
Jul 31, 2014

RT @Jane_Eisner: Convergence of Hate jd.fo/q4ojC#.U9o1Bny…. How liberals should react to the anti-Semitism masquerading as anti-Zionism. My essay.

Jul 31, 2014

indeed: RT @jpodhoretz: She almost gets up the steep hill, then the car stalls and she rolls back down. forward.com/articles/20317…

Jul 31, 2014

RT @jdforward: Convergence of hate. A groundbreaking essay on Gaza by Forward editor @jane_eisner jd.fo/j4d4x

Jul 31, 2014

Convergence of Hate jd.fo/q4ojC#.U9o1Bny…. How liberals should react to the anti-Semitism masquerading as anti-Zionism. My essay.

Coconut Quinoa Comfort for Tisha B'av - Jew and the Carrot - Forward.com

m.forward.com — In my kitchen, this is not a time for cakes or colorful foods - and for many who have begun their observance, not a time for eating meat. As my mind races with thoughts of Israel and Gaza, my stomach seeks out comfort and nourishment and little else.

Israel Right and Hamas Block Gaza Ceasefire - J.J. Goldberg - Forward.com

m.forward.com — Israel Right and Hamas Block Gaza Ceasefire By J.J. Goldberg Israeli news media are reporting a growing tension between the country's political and military leaders over how far to pursue the campaign in Gaza.
Jul 31, 2014

Latest divisions in Israel (spoiler Naftali Bennett wants more war, no matter what cost) explained by @jj_goldberg m.forward.com/blogs/jj-goldb…

Life Is a Chai-Way for Jewish Biker Clubs

forward.com — Leather-Clad Semites Aren't Much of a Rarity When Gil Paul took up the motorbike around 10 years ago, he did a half-hearted Internet search for other Jewish motorcyclists. "I just didn't imagine that there were Jews that rode," he said. "As luck would have it, I found the Hillel's Angels."
Jul 31, 2014

UK-bound @laurendavidson on the American phenomenon of Jewish biker clubs. Putting the "Ch" in Harley Davidson. jd.fo/i4dvk#.U9pHxR7…

What Would George Orwell Say About Gaza War?

blogs.forward.com — Throughout the violence of the last three weeks in Israel and Gaza, one phrase has become ubiquitous among politicians and pundits. President Obama affirms his "strong support for Israel's right to defend itself." Secretary John Kerry states "Israel has every right in the world to defend itself."
Jul 31, 2014

Daniel May at @jdforward asks what Orwell would have made of the use of the phrase "Israel’s right to defend itself" blogs.forward.com/forward-thinki…?

Jul 31, 2014

Brilliant: The Jewish Daily Forward on Israel's Orwellian use of the phrase "right to self defense." jd.fo/i4dtS @biancajagger

Jul 31, 2014

@jdforward: What would George Orwell say about #Gaza? jd.fo/p4oa0 ow.ly/i/6oN6X Great piece on "right to self defense"

J Street's Gaza War Support Wins 'Moderate' Praise - But Alienates Some Backers

forward.com — Grassroots Peaceniks Take to Streets To Oppose Israel The last time Israel invaded Gaza, in 2008, the activist group J Street took a hard line against Operation Cast Lead. J Street framed Israel's attack as collective punishment and demanded an immediate end to the conflict. The organization was pilloried by American Jewish leaders.
Jul 31, 2014

On Gaza, @jstreetdotorg is well-trained after past punishments, "sticking close to other mainstream Jewish groups." forward.com/articles/20311…

Jul 30, 2014

In 2008, liberal group J Street "took a hard line against" Israel's Gaza attacks. But this time, they support Israel. forward.com/articles/20311…

Jul 30, 2014

Gaza war "has left American Zionists critical of the war without any established Jewish organizations on their side" forward.com/articles/20311…

Jul 30, 2014

J Street sticks close to mainstream groups in position on Gaza war, in sharp contrast to 2008 statements: forward.com/articles/20311…

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