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As new anti-Israel threats emerge, students get crash course on changing campus environment

At this year’s conference, CAMERA sought to address this by beginning in Amanda Berman, co-founder of the Zioness Movement, a progressive Zionist group. She told JNS that many liberal Zionist students feel alienated on campus and find themselves forced to make a false choice between Jewish/Zionist identities, and their progressive and activist identities.
“It is a heartbreaking dilemma for them because they see a natural alliance between those two inherent parts of their being: their commitment to tikkun olam informs and empowers them in their activism and their desire to fight for progress,” she said.

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