Alice Rothchild is a retired obstetrician-gynecologist who worked in the health care reform and women’s movements for many years. She directed a documentary film and is now writing and speaking, and blogs when inspired or particularly outraged by the state of the world.
Since 1997, she has focused much of her energy on understanding the Israeli/Palestinian conflict.
NEWS – July 26, 2021
Ghosting Palestine: Hiding Health and Human Rights Violations
Journals in the medical, social, and political sciences have begun to highlight an appreciation of structural racism, and the personal and public health costs of bigotry and chronic stress. For oppressed populations, understanding these forces is critical to the establishment of basic human rights, including the right to health in its broadest sense: access to health services, clean water, sanitation, nutrition, housing, education, employment, and freedom of movement. International human rights law requires states to support these rights and calls out governments, groups, or individuals who violate these principles. However, there is one area of scholarship where these insights often do not apply, and that is Palestine… continue to full article –>
So excited to share my first published poem. I am working on a memoir in verse for young adults, exploring my childhood in the 1950s and 60s and my development as a feminist physician and activist. This poem is part of that (growing) collection.
Nuclear Daffodils at arielchart.com
Two new poems by Alice Rothchild on writersresist.com: Writers Resist is a feminist literary collective born of the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election. We publish creative expressions of resistance by diverse writers and artists from around the globe.
Condition Critical: Life and Death in Israel/Palestine.
A curated collection of blog essays and analysis.
Extraordinary Rendition: (American)
Alice Rothchild has penned a poem in this book titled “Inspired by a Poem from the First Intifada”.
A collection of stories, poems, and drawings by young people in Gaza. Alice Rothchild wrote the epilogue. Book is translated into German.