Young Jews will not be Bullied into Silence About the Occupation

The Jewish News, March 11, 2019

Student activist at Yachad Guy Domb reflects on attending a talk with Merphie Bubis of Breaking the Silence at his university:

Young Jewish students who want to see peace in Israel-Palestine make an effort to learn about the many complex issues that impact the region, including the occupation. And while young people engage in difficult conversations about the occupation because they want it to end, it seems Bloom and his colleagues are more interested in bullying us into silence, so our conversations about the occupation will end instead. That’s why organisations that deny the occupation’s existence and are hostile to anyone who tries to talk about it, just drive young Jews further away from Israel, not closer.

 

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