Own it to fight it:Yes, We U.S. Jews are complicit in violence against Palestinians and people of color

As a Jewish organization working in the movement for Palestinian rights, we at Jewish Voice for Peace aren’t strangers to controversy and difficult conversations. But we also know how discomfort can be a catalyst for transformation.

70 years into the ongoing dispossession and displacement of Palestinians, 50 years into Israel’s military occupation, and 10 years into the siege on Gaza, we think it is time for American Jewish communities to have some really uncomfortable conversations.

This is why we have set out to challenge the complicity of some Jewish institutions in facilitating the exchange of violent and discriminatory policing practices in both the U.S. and Israel through law enforcement exchange programs.
Read article in Haaretz