Review of Cary Nelson and Gabriel Noah Brahm ed., The Case Against Academic Boycotts of Israel (Wayne State University Press, 2015) — By Peter Eisenstadt

Review of Cary Nelson and Gabriel Noah Brahm ed., The Case Against Academic Boycotts of Israel (Wayne State University Press, 2015) Peter Eisenstadt When the leadership of the American Studies Association (ASA) rammed through a resolution in December 2013 calling for “the boycott of Israeli academic institutions” (with the question of its impact on individual Read the full article…

Unaccompanied minors from Central America

Jewish Women for Child Refugees (JWCR): An Update from Lawyers who returned from Artesia N.M.–By Ayala Emmett, Debby Kornfeld and Ahavya Deutsch

Unaccompanied minors from Central America

Jewish Women for Child Refugees (JWCR): An Update from Lawyers who returned from Artesia N.M. Ayala Emmett, Debby Kornfeld and Ahavya Deutsch JWCR Responded to The Crisis of Child Refugees from Central America In the summer of 2014 we all have heard about the children refugees from Central America seeking asylum in the United States. Read the full article…

Reflection—by Eleanor S. Lewin

Reflection Eleanor S. Lewin November is filled With bounty Autumnal pursuits have The perspective of long life Beauty beckons like still wine To satisfy the eye and soul Friendships sustain memory With sublime echoes of compassionate voices Time is the frame For a well lived life  

Choosing Life Over Land in Genesis 13 and in Peace Politics: Following Abraham and Remembering Rabin—by Ayala Emmett

Choosing Life Over Land in Genesis 13 and in Peace Politics Following Abraham and Remembering Rabin Ayala Emmett October 31, 2014 Yitzhak Rabin Israel’s Prime Minister was murdered by a man who confessed to hate peace, yet claimed to love God. The shooting took place nineteen years ago at a peace rally at the end Read the full article…