An example: a post criticizing Israel that is not Anti-Semitic

My friend Rachel has written this amazing, wrenching piece that is beautiful, hard to read, kind, damning, and does not put down the Jewish people. If you are looking for great examples.

While the world seems to be split between supporting the Palestinians and supporting the Israelis, my heart is broken into a million pieces for everyone, because I see the fates of both peoples as entirely bound up with each other. While I watch discussion threads devolve into the most hateful anti-Semitism on one side, and the most hateful anti-Palestinian racism on the other, I wonder what ground is left for me to stand on as a Jew whose only politics are that people stop dying before their time and fulfill their sacred purpose for being on this earth.

Read the whole gorgeous, personal, agonizing post here.

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Writer, parent, cripple, queer; worker, dancer. City dweller. Bicyclist. I love whiskey, tea, and cussing.