36 Understanding Antisemitism

On this episode, we spoke with Leo Ferguson and Aurora Levins Morales about the new resource, ‘Understanding Antisemitism: An Offering to our Movement,’ released by Jews for Racial and Economic Justice. We talked about the several-year process behind the resource, the monopoly the Jewish Right has had over this conversation, and why it’s taken the Jewish left so long to offer this analysis.

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35 The First Intifada, 30 Years Later

On this episode, we took a look back at the First Intifada following its 30th anniversary. We spoke with Mezna Qato about the history of the First Intifada, it’s legacy, and how it can help us better understand our present moment.

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Short: Tom Pessah

We spoke with Tom Pessah, an activist & academic based in Tel Aviv. We talked about his work with Amram, a group working to expose the truth about Israel’s mass kidnapping of Yemenite, Mizrahi and Balkan children in the 1950s. We spoke about the racism that led to these kidnappings, and his investigation into JIMENA, the largest group representing Mizrahi Jews in the US.

Show Notes:

Forward – What Happened to the Yemenite Children? We’re Still Waiting On an Answer

Jewschool – Jews of the Middle East or Ashkenazi Donors?

972 Mag – The Tragedy of the Lost Yemenite Children: In the Footsteps of the Adoptees

Amram’s New English-Language Website