Israel-Gaza and the American Jewish Awakening

Rebecca Vilkomerson

After Gaza Massacre, Has Israel Lost Liberal American Jews? (1/3)

June 4, 2018

Rebecca Vilkomerson, Executive Director of Jewish Voice for Peace, discusses the American Jewish community’s growing disillusionment with Israel as it aligns itself closer with the Trump administration and massacres civilians in Gaza

For a New Generation, Palestinian Rights Are No Longer Optional (2/3)

June 4, 2018

Whereas groups like the Anti-Defamation League have long defended Israeli government policies, a new generation of activists — young American Jews, college students, Black Lives Matter organizers — is standing up for Palestinian rights. Jewish Voice for Peace’s Rebecca Vilkomerson and TRNN’s Aaron Mate discuss

Is Gaza Massacre a Turning Point for BDS and Anti-Occupation Activism? (3/3)

June 4, 2018

In the final part of our interview, Jewish Voice for Peace’s Rebecca Vilkomerson discusses coalition building within the Palestinian solidarity movement and using tactics like Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) to challenge the Israeli occupation