On Antisemitism Solidarity and the Struggle for Justice in Palestine : Get the Hardcopy Book

A collection of essays on antisemitism, edited by Jewish Voice for Peace.

With Trump and Bannon in the White House, empowering antisemites while claiming their love for Israel, how do we talk about antisemitism in the present moment?

How have false charges of antisemitism been used to stifle criticism of Israeli policy and support for Palestinian human rights?

What is the relationship between antisemitism and other forms of bigotry and oppression?

How can we further the global progressive fight for justice for all peoples?

On Antisemitism

Solidarity and the Struggle for Justice in Palestine

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In this collection of essays curated by Jewish Voice for Peace, a broad range of activists, movement theorists, and public figures grapple with these critical questions about contemporary antisemitism. It provides an essential tool for Palestinian solidarity activists, educators, and Jewish communities. Featuring contributions from Omar Barghouti, Judith Butler, and Rebecca Vilkomerson, as well as other activists, scholars, students, and cultural workers, On Antisemitism includes the voices of those who are often marginalized in mainstream discussions of antisemitism.

Table of Contents
Preface by Judith Butler


Introduction by Rebecca Vilkomerson


Part I: Histories and Theories of Antisemitism

Antisemitism Redefined: Israel’s Imagined National Narrative of Endless External Threat by Antony Lerman

Palestinian Activism and Christian Antisemitism in the Church  by Walt Davis

Black and Palestinian Lives Matter: Black and Jewish America in the Twenty-First Century by Chanda Prescod-Weinstein

Intersections of Antisemitism, Racism, and Nationalism: A Sephardi/Mizrahi Perspective by  Ilise Benshushan Cohen

On Antisemitism and Its Uses by Shaul Magid

Antisemitism, Palestine, and the Mizrahi Question by Tallie Ben Daniel


Part II: Confronting Antisemitism and Islamophobia

Trump, the Alt-right, Antisemitism, and Zionism  by Arthur Goldwag

Our Liberation Is Intertwined”: An Interview with Linda Sarsour

Centering Our Work on Challenging Islamophobia by Donna Nevel

Who Am I to Speak? by Aurora Levins Morales

Captured Narratives by Rev. Graylan Hagler

“We’re Here Because You Were There”: Refugee Rights Advocacy and Antisemitism by Rachel Ida Buff

European Antisemitism: Is It “Happening Again”? by Rabbi Brant Rosen


Part III: Fighting False Charges of Antisemitism

Two Degrees of Separation: Israel, Its Palestinian Victims, and the Fraudulent Use of Antisemitism by Omar Barghouti

A Double-Edged Sword: Palestine Activism and Antisemitism on College Campuses by Kelsey Waxman

This Campus Will Divest! The Specter of Antisemitism and the Stifling of Dissent on College Campuses by Ben Lorber

Antisemitism on the American College Campus in the Age of Corporate Education, Identity Politics, and Power-Blindness by Orian Zakai

Chilling and Censoring of Palestine Advocacy in the United States by Dima Khalidi



Let the Semites End the World! On Decolonial Resistance, Solidarity, and Pluriversal Struggle by Alexander Abbasi

Building toward the Next World by Rabbi Alissa Wise


About eslkevin

I am a peace educator who has taken time to teach and work in countries such as the USA, Germany, Japan, Nicaragua, Mexico, the UAE, Kuwait, Oman over the past 4 decades.
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