When we joined our first temple a decade ago, my wife and I were primarily looking to give our kids the Jewish education we never had. But it was clear during new-member orientation that the community we were entering offered many ways to explore being a Jewish adult, with strongly hinted encouragement that those who […]
What to do when Israel’s defamers try to put their opponents in a lose-lose scenario?
People in positions of power get to make the decisions that ultimately set our activist agendas.
No matter how overwhelmed you might feel at any given time, never let your foe see anything but steel.
There are number of ways to meet the next BDS threat, some more productive than others.
There are a number of useful insights to be gained by looking at how Israel’s opponents portray themselves, especially in materials tied to their recruitment and planning. Which is why communications about the annual conference of Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) become regular sources for tea-leaf reading regarding the opposition’s priorities. The title for […]
Technion-Cornell’s two-billion dollar launch vs. BDSer Steven Salaita’s tweets. Fair fight?
How Hamilton explains why Israelis are ranked among the happiest people on the face of the earth.
There are two historical lenses that can be applied to the recent horrific events in Charlottesville and their aftermath.
“From an organizing perspective, the tactics of getting local state and federal governments to condemn the bigoted BDS movement provide a common platform and points of unity for people in the United States to start working on. Such legislation – and debate over it – provides a concrete way for citizens and their leaders to […]
A key to victory in a long-game war is to never never mimic our enemies by mistaking fleeting (never mind trivial or false) “wins” as genuine successes.
Why our best strategy might sometimes be to just shut up.