Indeed, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has emerged as a flashpoint for progressive activists that has divided several groups, including the feminists of the Women’s March and Bernie Sanders supporters, and spurred the creation of Zioness, a liberal Zionist organization.
New Hire: Zioness has hired Rabbi Lindsey Danziger as its national director of organizing.
Alternatively, the long-running joke that we need a parallel Conference of Presidents of Minor American Jewish Organizations could be considered, even if its members serve as thought partners and influencers instead of voters. In recent years, we’ve seen the emergence of new organizations, like Zioness, that are filling urgent voids, representing Jewish constituencies that are …
The executive director of the progressive Zionist group Zioness, Amanda Berman, also told Haaretz that the mayor’s tweet was “a perfect example of what not to do as a leader: Stereotype, generalize, and target.” “These are the classic signs of bigotry, and his tweet checked all the boxes,” Berman said.
The progressive pro-Israel group Zioness said de Blasio’s tweet was “a perfect example of what *not* to do as a leader: stereotype, generalize, and target.” “These are the classic signs of bigotry, and his tweet checked all the boxes,” it added.