How do we talk to young people about Israel and the Palestinians?

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(RNS) — “You lied to us!” Few sentences wound me, and other rabbis and educators, quite as deeply. Who is saying those words? Young Jews — college kids and young adults. About what did we supposedly lie to them? Israel. “Lied?” As in: “deliberately deceived?” Hardly. “Didn’t give them a larger, more nuanced picture of the … Read more

Mixed city of Arabs and Jews remains on edge after violence

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LOD, Israel (AP) — Israeli security forces guard the streets of Lod, weeks after rioters torched patrol cars, synagogues and homes. Attackers who killed an Arab and a Jewish resident are still at large. And a mayor whom some blame for setting the stage for some of the worst domestic unrest in Israeli history remains … Read more