Roundtable

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On Homes for All
In the short term, we need to cancel rent and mortgages. In the longer term, we need to decommodify housing.
Ilhan Omar October 23, 2020
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On Redistributing Vacant Housing
It’s never been more urgent to turn our cities’ vacant living spaces into housing for the homeless.
Jenny Akchin and Lynn Lewis October 23, 2020
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On Preventing Pandemic Displacement
We must improve the housing that helps illness spread—without displacing the people who live there.
Samuel Stein October 23, 2020
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On Avoiding the New Foreclosure Crisis
Avoiding another foreclosure crisis means pressuring lawmakers to put the brakes on speculative behavior.
Oksana Mironova October 23, 2020
IfNotNow Airport
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“We Had to Meet Our Peers Where They Were”
A defense of IfNotNow’s controversial Birthright walk-offs.
Danielle Raskin November 21, 2019
IfNotNow Airport
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“Responsible Travel in the Region Is Possible”
The anti-occupation movement urgently needs ambassadors who have been on the ground.
Frima "Merphie" Bubis November 21, 2019
IfNotNow Airport
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“Reimagine and Reclaim the Concept of Birthright”
Young Jews, regardless of means, should have the opportunity to invest in strengthening our Jewish lives however we see fit.
Michael Zanger-Tishler November 21, 2019
IfNotNow Airport
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“Really See, Not From a Bus Window”
American Jews have a responsibility to visit the West Bank on an alternative trip, meet with Palestinians, and hear their stories.
Sam Bahour November 21, 2019
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“Mere Disruption Won’t Alter Birthright’s Agenda”
Going on the trips, even to challenge them, undermines the BDS movement and solidarity with Palestinian activists.
Alex Verman November 21, 2019
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An Opportunity for Jews to Reconsider Our Trauma
The JVP statement asks Jews to make new meaning out of our losses.
Manijeh Nasrabadi March 25, 2019
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Brave, Historic, and Long Overdue
A Palestinian professor weighs in on the JVP anti-Zionism statement.
Sherene Seikaly March 25, 2019
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Fundamentally Inward-Looking
A rabbi and longtime activist argues against the wisdom of JVP declaring itself anti-Zionist.
Rabbi Michael Davis March 25, 2019
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Is Anti-Zionism the Only Option?
Shaul Magid asks whether opposition to Zionism is the only morally viable path forward.
Shaul Magid March 25, 2019
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Let’s Deal in Reality, Not Theory
Rabbi Jill Jacobs argues against “diving back into political theory.”
Rabbi Jill Jacobs March 25, 2019