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May 15, 2019, 4:59 AM
Jews Need Better Representation In Hollywood
It was recently announced that Mel Gibson, a notoriously antisemitic A-list actor, would portray the "villainous" elder Rothschild in an upcoming Hollywood production centered on the Rothschild family. This news has engendered significant outrage from Jews worldwide, and for...
May 9, 2019, 12:51 AM
The Dangerous Myth of Ashkenazi Privilege
In light of the often-heated conversations surrounding intersectionality that have blossomed throughout the US in the past decade, a parallel rift has emerged within the American Jewish community – the alleged distinction between Ashkenazi and Mizrahi Jews. This degree...
Apr 3, 2019, 7:40 PM
Jews have never been and will never be ‘white’
Amidst the plethora of intersectionality that has burgeoned across the U.S. throughout the past decade, I have felt an increasing desire to collaborate with fellow minority groups against the increased white supremacy following the election of President Donald Trump...
Jul 7, 2016, 5:55 AM
With success just out of reach, millennials turn to social justice
Having grown up in the Silicon Valley and attended UC Berkeley, I am no stranger to the cutthroat competitive atmosphere of the California Bay Area. Indeed, now that I work as one of many contractors at a large tech...
Jun 14, 2016, 10:51 AM
Is Israel Losing the US to the American Left?
In the past week, we have mourned the loss of lives taken at the hands of Palestinian terrorists disguised as Jews -- only to be followed by yet another occurrence of parallel shootings halfway across the world in Orlando, Florida,...
Jun 25, 2015, 10:14 AM
The Hypocrisy of God and Race
Let's face it - it's a new age and a dire necessity of contemporary progressivism has come to include dismissal of all religion. So the immense controversy over the existence and identity of a Jewish State makes sense, yes? Then again...why...
May 19, 2013, 8:17 AM
Russian Support of Syria as ‘Defiance’ of U.S. Power
Once again, we see the causative effect of contemporary Israel hate. A separate issue from the anti-Semitic mentality within Russia itself, Russian foreign policy has recently angered the U.S. and baffled several other nations as well with its support...
May 3, 2013, 12:47 AM
Remembering our Middle Eastern Origins
Former UN Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali, a politician of Coptic Egyptian background, has suggested that the State of Israel can peacefully integrate into the surrounding region by becoming an Arab country, as the majority of Jews now living in Israel...
Apr 1, 2013, 8:29 AM
The Dove and the Pomegranate
It all began with the realization of a common theme among all of my Middle East studies courses at UC Berkeley: the Arab-Israeli conflict. Most of my courses involved the history and politics of the Israeli-Palestinian legacy. However, news...
Feb 9, 2013, 10:23 PM
Building the Best Future: Reflections on the 2013 Israeli Elections
Recent years have seen dominance in Israeli politics by a spectrum of ideals and parties, ranging from centrist-liberal to conservative. Let us examine the most prominent of these organizations: Likud, Kadima and the new party Yesh Atid, founded by...
Sarah Katz is a UC Berkeley alumna, cyber security engineer, and author.