Reflecting on my most intense years of political work in Israel, I warn about the danger of driving young activists to wear themselves out in struggle. Instead I highlight the need for a caring, supportive infrastructure, to retain our people and our strength for the long-haul struggle.
Month: May 2020
The Terrible Summer of 2014
Israeli politics underwent a dark shift in the summer of 2014, heralding a new chapter in which openly fascist groups play a growing role, while Leftists can no longer operate freely even in the liberal bastion of Tel Aviv. I was on the front lines of the struggle between the Israeli Right and Left in that summer.