Monthly Archives: May 2009

Justice for Juveniles

Tzedek Tzedek Tirdof/Justice You Shall Pursue By Lisa Alcalay Klug The United States is one of the few countries that permits the life sentencing of juveniles without the possibility of parole (JLWOP). According to Human Rights Watch, 2,380 people in … Continue reading

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My Mexi-Jew Tallit Poncho

Brown and White Issues By Magalí Cohen A memory: I am in sixth, maybe seventh grade. I am in that awkward stage of adolescence. I wear my dad’s bulky wool sweaters to school because they hide my body. I wear … Continue reading

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HaTikva: The Hope, Remixed

Israel Beyond the Headlines, and Into Your Hands by Maital Guttman The University of California at Irvine is currently hosting a two-week anti-Israel Conference, using Holocaust imagery, including the swatstika and cartoon images of blood-stained Israeli soldiers with fangs. As … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Israel!

This week marked the 61st anniversary of the establishment of the modern country of Israel. Inspired by his innovative 2008 list entitled, “Sixty Things I Love About Israel,” one American immigrant revisited his musings on the Jewish homeland. Sixty-one More … Continue reading

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