Wonderful piece on the conflict in gaza!
Originally posted on Teaching Reform:
I would not have predicted that my first post on this blog – a blog Chloe and I planned on dedicating to teaching and learning, pedagogy, and education reform – would be about the crisis in the Middle East. But, as I enter into dialogue with more and more supporters of Israel’s invasion of the Gaza Strip – and of rightwing Israeli politics, in general – I find myself desirous of going beyond angry Facebook posts and tweets.
As Martin Luther King said in his sermon against the Vietnam War, “The time has come for America to hear the truth about this tragic war.” I believe this is especially true of American Jewry. “Now, I’ve chosen to preach about the war . . . because I agree with Dante, that the hottest places in hell are reserved for those who in a period of moral crisis maintain their neutrality. There comes…
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