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Zionism’s uneasy relationship to antisemitism – November 19, 2019

Posted on Nov 20th, 2019 - By Alice Rothchild

first published in Mondoweiss A folk dance troupe in Kibbutz Dalia, January 5, 1945. (Photo: National Photo Collection of Israel, Photography…

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Can we talk about Zionism? -October 29, 2019

Posted on Nov 1st, 2019 - By Alice Rothchild

First published in The Brookline Chronicle A Shabbos Potluck in Brookline with Dr. Alice Rothchild Special thanks to Dr. Rothchild for…

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Preparing for 2020: Advocating for justice for Palestine and beyond – September 13, 2019

Posted on Oct 9th, 2019 - By Alice Rothchild

First published by the American Friends Service Committee The American Friends Service Committee conference in DC, September 7-8, Preparing for…

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Anti-semitism and white supremacy August 25, 2019

Posted on Aug 25th, 2019 - By Alice Rothchild

first published in Mondoweiss The epithet of anti-Semitism is being hurled fairly loosely these days whether it be Trump’s characterization of…

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A response to Eric Alterman’s question: ‘Does anyone take BDS seriously?’ August 1, 2019

Posted on Aug 2nd, 2019 - By Alice Rothchild

First published in Mondoweiss https://mondoweiss.net/2019/08/response-altermans-seriously/ Eric Alterman’s July 29 New York Times opinion piece…

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Getting in, and getting out, of Palestine – June 19, 2019

Posted on Jun 20th, 2019 - By Alice Rothchild

first published in Mondoweiss Installation at the Walled Off Hotel in Bethlehem, Photo by Alice Rothchild. In late March and early April…

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Beautiful resistance, and teenage angst, inside Aida refugee camp – June 9, 2019

Posted on Jun 20th, 2019 - By Alice Rothchild

first published in Mondoweiss Entrance to Aida Refugee Camp, Bethlehem, with key symbolizing the right of return. photo by A. Rothchild In…

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The pressing question at a Palestinian health gathering: How to illegally collect sperm from prisoners – June 4, 2019

Posted on Jun 8th, 2019 - By Alice Rothchild

first published in Mondoweiss. In late March and early April 2019 I traveled to Jordan and the West Bank (Palestine) with two colleagues,…

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Empty chairs in Amman as Gaza doctors are denied permits to medical conference on Palestine – May 30, 2019

Posted on May 30th, 2019 - By Alice Rothchild

first published in Mondoweiss The 10th Annual Lancet Palestine Health Alliance conference in Amman, Jordan. (Photo: ICPH/LPHA) In late March…

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In Jerash refugee camp, 2-minute doctor’s appointments and rage at American visitors – May 27, 2019

Posted on May 27th, 2019 - By Alice Rothchild

first published in Mondoweiss In late March and early April 2019 I traveled to Jordan and the West Bank (Palestine) with two colleagues, Sonia…

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UNRWA: A critical but impossible mission – May 21, 2019

Posted on May 22nd, 2019 - By Alice Rothchild

first published in Mondoweiss Sunday March 24, 2019 In late March and early April 2019 I traveled to Jordan and the West Bank (Palestine)…

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‘Refugees are a tool of war’ — the view from the Syrian border – May 17, 2019

Posted on May 17th, 2019 - By Alice Rothchild

first published in Mondoweiss March 26, 2019 Aerial view of Za'atari refugee camp. In late March and early April 2019 I traveled to…

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For Iraqi refugees in Amman, kindness, support and an application to Australia – May 9, 2019

Posted on May 11th, 2019 - By Alice Rothchild

first published in Mondoweiss In late March and early April 2019 I traveled to Jordan and the West Bank (Palestine) with two colleagues, Sonia…

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A pipeline protest in Amman – May 3, 2019

Posted on May 3rd, 2019 - By Alice Rothchild

first published in Mondoweiss In late March and early April 2019 I traveled to Jordan and the West Bank (Palestine) with two colleagues, Sonia…

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From God to art to politics, in Amman – April 28, 2019

Posted on Apr 29th, 2019 - By Alice Rothchild

first published in Mondoweiss This is Alice Rothchild’s second dispatch from her trip to the Middle East. The first concerned a church devoted…

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Falling off the edge: Iraqi and Syrian refugees – April 24, 2019

Posted on Apr 29th, 2019 - By Alice Rothchild

first published in Mondoweiss March 23, 2019 Amman, Jordan The day begins at The Evangelical Philadelphia Nazarene Church of Marka, a…

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Cultural confusion/Cultural imperialism – April 11, 2019

Posted on Apr 11th, 2019 - By Alice Rothchild

first published in Mondoweiss https://mondoweiss.net/2019/04/cultural-confusion-imperialism/ In late March and early April 2019 I traveled to…

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Palestine solidarity work is most effective when done within an anti-racist framework – March 12, 2019

Posted on Mar 13th, 2019 - By Alice Rothchild

first published in Mondoweiss: https://mondoweiss.net/2019/03/palestine-solidarity-effective/ The recent fury and attacks on Ilhan Omar and her…

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The double standard when discussing Israeli racism – February 21, 2019

Posted on Feb 21st, 2019 - By Alice Rothchild

first published in Mondoweiss February 21, 2019 https://mondoweiss.net/2019/02/standard-discussing-israeli/ The ongoing national conversation…

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The 2019 Women’s March: privileging victimhood and the power of class – January 22, 2019

Posted on Jan 23rd, 2019 - By Alice Rothchild

first published in Mondoweiss https://mondoweiss.net/2019/01/womens-privileging-victimhood/ Over the weekend I rallied and marched in one of…

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