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Black Lives Matter takes on the occupation

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Published: 14 August 2016

Last updated: 4 March 2024

How Obama and Netanyahu inspired the Black Lives Matter-BDS alliance – Peter Beinart – Haaretz 10.08.16
The Black Lives platform may be wrong on Israel but politically, the reality is this. Exasperation from continued racism and ongoing occupation create the common ground between Palestinian and African-American activists.

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US Jews must support Black Lives Matter, regardless of its platform's anti-Israel assertions – Rabbi Michael Knopf – Haaretz 10.08.16
Abandoning the fight for racial justice over one policy plank would be wrongheaded and counterproductive. Jews stand for more than just the State of Israel.

PHOTOS: Largest-ever Jewish demonstration for #BlackLivesMatter
– Ben Murane (Kung Fu Jew) – Jewschool 12.08.16
Seven Jews of Color arrested including VP of Reform movement. ‘We are here today because Black Lives Matter. Within our Jewish community and beyond, Black Lives Matter, and we will not sit silent — as Jews and as human beings…’

Range of Jewish responses to Movement for Black Lives false Israel references
August 9, 2016


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