Category Archives: Palestine Israel Zionism Isalmophobia Antisemitism

Brewing an Elixir of Radical Peace and Justice

Reclaiming Spiral Dance, Saturday, October 27, Craneway Conference Center, Richmond, California: Altar viewing and Reading of Names of the Beloved Dead at 6:00. Ritual at 7:00 This year’s ritual intention is “Where land meets water, together with our beloved dead, … Continue reading

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To stop genocide, we have to call things genocidal first.

To stop genocide, we have to call things genocidal first. It’s the High Holy Days still. Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur have passed, but there is Sukkot and Simchat Torah over the next week or so. On a personal level, … Continue reading

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#WarHurtsEarth. Plowshares Action. Gaza Slaughters.

This Earth Day: Tell Environmental Groups and Gatherings that WAR HURTS EARTH! To Save the Earth, Curb Militarism! An appeal for Earth Day, 2018 Thank you for clicking on the link above to take you to a sign-on letter we … Continue reading

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For the children’s sake

For Tu Bishvat, Jewish Voice for Peace Bay Area and Kehilla Community Synagogue teamed up for a ritual event. It was a lovely evening, fun and playful as well as serious with political intent about the theft of native Ohlone … Continue reading

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Jim’s September Missive

High Holy Day Reflection L’Shana Tova. Happy New Year.┬áRosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, continuing into the celebrations of Sukkot and Simchas Torah, give Jews ample points for meaningful reflection. We celebrate the harvest as we move into the darker time … Continue reading

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Jim’s June 5 Missive

I have been wanting the dust to settle in my brain and files and piles to be sorted and put away so I can clearly articulate what I learned from my recent trip back to Palestine with the Center for … Continue reading

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Jim’s January Missive 2: Political Moments, Laughter Balm, “Censored Voices”, Tax Resistance, Don’t Blame the Victim

Energy and aftermath of the Womens March Laughter Balm Join me in being a War Tax Resister “Censored Voices” Kehilla Community Synagogue Film Series, Sat.Feb.4, 7:00pm (Presented by the Middle East Peace Committee which I am now part of) Discussion … Continue reading

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