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Adult Education: "American Jews and Israel" Readings

 

March 7

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/monkey-cage/wp/2019/02/12/its-christian-politics-not-aipac-money-that-explains-american-support-for-israel/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.186781b7b7a3

Herzl: The Jewish State http://www.gutenberg.org/files/25282/25282-h/25282-h.htm 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pittsburgh_Platform    (especially #5)

https://ifamericaknew.org/us_ints/history.html

https://ifamericaknew.org/history/parushim.html  

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zionist_Organization_of_America

https://www.myjewishlearning.com/article/henrietta-szold-1860-1945/

https://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/american-zionism    

https://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/the-columbus-platform-1937    (especially #5)

https://mosaicmagazine.com/observation/2013/12/abba-hillel-silver-man-of-the-zionist-hour/

https://www.jta.org/1943/10/26/archive/american-jewish-committee-leaves-american-jewish-conference-zionist-members-resign

https://newrepublic.com/article/116215/was-harry-truman-zionist

 

March 14

https://www.jta.org/2017/05/07/united-states/how-the-six-day-war-changed-american-jews

https://religionnews.com/2017/06/22/what-the-six-day-war-meant-for-jews-and-christians/

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/style/longterm/books/chap1/jewishpower.htm?noredirect=on

https://www.haaretz.com/us-news/richard-nixon-the-anti-semite-who-saved-israel-1.6073645

https://www.jta.org/1998/09/21/archive/remembering-yom-kippur-war-u-s-jews-mobilized-for-israel-with-prayers-money-and-lobbying-2

https://bethisraelbellingham.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/151/2013/04/YK_Morning-Israel_2013.pdf

https://www.jpost.com/Opinion/Center-Field-Did-Begins-revolution-sour-American-Jews-on-Israel-490939

http://www.pewforum.org/essay/american-and-israeli-jews-twin-portraits-from-pew-research-center-surveys/

https://www.washingtonpost.com/archive/politics/1982/08/28/israelis-support-lebanon-war-but-area-jews-search-souls/e80a2ecd-8181-4d51-88b2-c02e6a491aa0/?utm_term=.39bf66b5942c

https://www.wnyc.org/story/how-american-jews-feel-about-israels-military-offensive-in-the-gaza-strip/

https://www.pri.org/node/67938/popout         (Gaza)

http://www.pewforum.org/essay/american-and-israeli-jews-twin-portraits-from-pew-research-center-surveys/

https://www.brandeis.edu/cmjs/pdfs/bri3_full.pdf

 

March 28

https://www.haaretz.com/.premium-allison-kaplan-sommer-aliyah-illusions-1.5194665

https://jewishweek.timesofisrael.com/lone-soldiers-in-name-not-in-practice/

https://www.haaretz.com/us-news/.premium-j-street-to-offer-competing-free-trip-to-israel-for-those-fed-up-with-birthright-1.7018999

http://as.nyu.edu/hebrewjudaic/taub/american-jews-and-israel.html

https://www.haaretz.com/us-news/.premium-what-a-netanyahu-election-victory-will-mean-for-american-jewry-1.7019018

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/04/opinion/sunday/israeli-jews-american-jews-divide.html

https://www.dw.com/en/pro-israel-aipac-lobby-navigates-us-political-changes/a-48020059

https://www.dw.com/en/opinion-a-failed-anti-semitism-debate-in-the-us-democratic-party/a-47821306

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/middle-east/israel-elections-benjamin-netanyahu-prime-minister-extremism-benny-gantz-a8796276.html

https://forward.com/news/382144/by-the-numbers-10-surprising-demographic-facts-about-us-jews/

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/25/opinion/trump-congress-israel.html

https://www.washingtonpost.com/powerpost/pence-blasts-democrats-on-israel-anti-semitism-in-aipac-speech/2019/03/25/9b2090ba-4f00-11e9-a3f7-78b7525a8d5f_story.html?noredirect=on&utm_term=.40370e08c9a4

https://actionnetwork.org/forms/pledge-to-join-the-jewishresistance-at-aipac

https://www.wrmea.org/007-december/debunking-israel-lobby-study-shows-growing-alienation-of-american-jews-from-israel.html

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2019/03/26/israel-schumer-rises-occaision/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.bc9d603f5168

https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2019/03/aipac-trump-poliicy-israel-divides-american-jews/585727/