Youth Voices from the J Street Conference

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Grace Gleason, AJPA Assistant Director, and Aliza Becker, AJPA Director, tabling at the 2017 J Street Conference.
It was the words of the young people — the main demographic of those interviewed at the American Jewish Peace Archive table — that most touched us at the recent J Street National Conference. Here are a few excerpts in response to the question: “How do you see the Israeli-Palestinian peace movement at this pivotal historical moment?” Read the interview excerpts here.

A Lesson in Unity Across Generations

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Rachel Sandalow-Ash
Rachel Sandalow-Ash reflects on her experience at the May 2016 New Jewish Agenda Reunion: “I am increasingly convinced that the ‘generational divide’ narrative serves to inhibit progressive Jews of all generations from working together and building strong movements — movements that can challenge the power of elite mega-donors who hold disproportionate power in American Jewish Institutions.” Sandalow-Ash is a co-founder of and national organizer for Open Hillel. Read the full piece here.