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May 25, 2017, 4:38 PM
In Sarura, occupation is not our Judaism
The most moral army in the world. A haven for the Jewish People. That’s what I was taught in synagogue. And in Sunday school. And again in my Zionist youth movement. On my gap year on Kibbutz. Last Saturday night, the IDF turned up at...
Mar 2, 2017, 11:41 AM
#InternationalWomensDay: Let’s fight to protect women from violence
International Women’s Day is nearly upon us (though if you ask me, every day should be international women’s day but I don’t make the rules – yet). And I’m sure that before you have even finished reading this sentence someone has already fired off the...
Jan 19, 2017, 2:10 AM
Umm Al-Hiran makes me grieve for the Jewish, Democratic state.
In the Jewish, democratic state of Israel on 18th January 2017, a Palestinian citizen of Israel, Ayman Odeh, a member of the third largest party in the Knesset, was shot in the head and back with rubber bullets by Israeli police. In the Jewish, democratic...
Jan 5, 2017, 9:05 PM
When your privates become public: V is for vagina at Limmud
When I was 13, I had to go to Jewish studies classes at my Masorti synagogue in preparation for my impending Bat Mitzvah. The classes were aimed at giving us roots into our Jewish identity. I don’t remember much (I think we looked at a...
Nov 30, 2016, 9:54 PM
Whilst we attempt to fix the Left, we cannot take our eyes off the Right
When Thomas Mair was found with numerous films, books and artefacts about the Third Reich in his home, I doubt anyone was surprised. Jo Cox’s murderer’s conviction this week was a reminder of a country where a campaign about sovereignty and internationalism was not only...
Nov 17, 2016, 1:13 PM
Trump’s election is a punch in the gut
A punch in the gut. That’s what it felt like as the results of last Tuesday’s election trickled in around 2am. Obama’s declaration eight years ago that ‘change has come to America’ ago now seemed an age away. Logging onto social media a few hours...
Aug 11, 2016, 11:42 AM
Every Jew has a duty to help end the occupation
A month ago, I spent my Shabbat morning being chased down a hill by IDF soldiers in the city of Hebron. I was part of a group of 40 Jews who were helping a Palestinian landowner clear his factory land to make way for a...
Emily is a Jewish anti-occupation activist living in the UK. She has written for the Independent, +972 Magazine and the Guardian.