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Movement for Black Lives Platform and Jewish Response

This reading list was used in an Understanding Race group meeting to discuss the Movement for Black Lives platform and the Jewish responses.

To prepare, participants read:

  1. The Invest-Divest section of the BLM platform (, especially the part that pertains to Israel and BDS.
  2. The paper by Yotan Marom, “Toward the Next Jewish Rebellion: Facing Anti-Semitism and Assimilation in the Movement” (

Additional readings included:

  1. Other sections of the BLM platform to familiarize ourselves with the tenor of the work (
  2. Any of the following articles recommended by Toba, Louise and Alan:
Tue, June 2 2020 10 Sivan 5780