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Israel Politics

Jews of Color Talk About Inclusion
For Jews of every culture and color, identity and belonging are key issues
(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)

We need a Road Map for the Jewish People
Jews across the globe worry whether the road map to peace with Palestinians is dead, or can be salvaged. (Pacific News Service)

Preparing For War
In my tree-lined Northern California brain, an Iraqi attack seemed surreal.
(Jewish Journal of Los Angeles)

Who's to Blame for Palestinian Despair?
Middle Eastern & North African Jewish refugees, and the Arab-Israel conflict.
(Jewish Journal of Los Angeles)

Misinformation Leads to Hostility Towards Israel
Jews of color challenge international perceptions of Israel.
(Canadian Jewish News)

A Big Piece is Missing from This "Peace"
Until all refugees are honored, "peace" is just an illusion. (Clamor)

Falschinformationen führen zur Feindseligkeit gegenüber Israel
Wenn die Menschen rund um die Erde etwas über den Konflikt zwischen Israelis und Palästinensern hören...
(NAHOST Focus)

Jewish Politics

Identity and Belonging are Key Issues
New York conference offers camaraderie and rejuvination for Jews of color in leadership
(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)

Keeping Jews in the Flock
Intermarriage is not the death knoll of the Jewish people
(Jewish Journal of Los Angeles)

Synagogue Revolt
Feminist revolt in a traditional synagogue.
(That Takes Ovaries!)

Shouldering the Burden of Incest
When you go to the synagogue, you just might be sitting next to someone who sexually abused his daughter.
(Jewish Journal)

When Jewish Means Ashkenazi
Power and politics in the Jewish community.

Jewish Multiculturalism
How to celebrate Jewish ethnic diversity.

Addressing the Issues
Moving our community beyond Euro-centric Judaism.
(Jewish Education News)

The Racial Politics of Hebrew
It's no accident guttural sounds have gone out of style.
(Best Jewish Writing)

My Choice, My Identity, My Struggle
Growing up as the daughter of a Jew-by-choice

A Bridge Between Different Worlds
Life at the crossroads as a young, Iraqi, Jewish woman.

Travels Through My Identity
The American term "people of color" and its construct are quite interesting to someone like me.


Dispelling the myth of White Colonial Israel
(Camera on Campus)

The vicious anti-Israeli hostility we witness today can be partially attributed to the cycle of misinformation along these lines: All Jews are white Europeans; therefore Israel is a white, European colonizing nation. As such, Israel is a racist, apartheid state, which makes Zionism racism. For this reason, anyone who is against racism must stand against Israel. (full article)


From Camera on Campus, © 2004 by Loolwa Khazzoom. All rights reserved. No portion of this article may be used without the author's permission.


The Flying Camel
Seal Press, 2003

Seventeen first-person stories bridge divisions between Arab and Jew, East and West, and navigate through tensions between Judaism, Islam, and Christianity.

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Pearl In A Million Press, 2001

True story pushes the boundaries of response to street harassment, offering a breathtaking ride over the edges of female socialization.

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