Young, Jewish, and Proud

Watch the Video of Young Jews “Occupying the Occupiers!”

Press Coverage:
Mondoweiss, (op-ed by YJP leaders) November 12, 2011: Why We Occupy Wall St., Not Palestine
Occupy Writers, November 10, 2011 (by participant Kiera Feldman,) Occupy Birthright.
Crossposted at Waging Nonviolence.
Ha’aretz, November 10, 2011: Young US Jews aim ‘occupy’ movement at Birthright trips to Israel
New York’s The Jewish Week, November 8, 2011: ‘Occupy’ New Third Rail For Jewish Mainstream
New Voices, November 8, 2011: Occupy the Occupiers
Tablet, November 9, 2011: More Thoughts on Linking OWS and Israel

Click here to read the “Occupy the Occupiers” Declaration.

Watch the Young, Jewish, and Proud Declaration Video!

Press Coverage:

Jewish Americans: The Next Generation (The Third Way, 9/28/11)

WATCH: High holy day manifesto for just peace (+972, 9/27/11)

WATCH: Jewish youth demand peace for the New Year (Haaretz, 9/27/11)

Voices for Peace: “We are young Jews, and we get to decide what that means” (CommonDreams, 9/28/11)

Listen to the Next Generation of Jews (Tikkun Daily, 9/27/11)

‘Young, Jewish and Proud’ issues challenge to the Jewish community (MondoWeiss, 9/27/11)

Capital J (JTA, 9/27/11)

Today’s Jewish Heroes (Jewish Light, 9/27/11)

Irvine 11, Abbas at the UN, and some proud young Jews | Parsing (New Voices, 9/27/11)

Inspiration from Jewish Voice for Peace: Young, Jewish, and Proud (Eli Gerzon, 9/28/11)

People are organizing across the country. Please contact Rabbi Alissa Wise for more information.

Click here to read the Declaration.