Saturday, 19 October 2019

Extinction Rebellion has shown me the way forward for Jewish solidarity with Palestine

My latest blog post is published at Patheos:

Here's an extract:

There are parallels between how Extinction Rebellion has analysed the politics of climate change and where we now stand with Israel/Palestine within the Jewish world. Both situations have those who deny the facts, look to others to blame, or think minor reforms will fix things. As a Jew who wants to ‘sound the alarm’ on Israel/Palestine, I’ve realised in the last two weeks of global climate protest that there’s a lot to learn from XR’s strategic agenda if you want to escalate the debate and make people recognise the crisis we are facing:

Tell the truth,
Declare an emergency
Plan for radical change
Work for a just transition for all

Read the full post at Patheos