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Amanda Berman to Speak at Congregation B’nai Jeshurun, Friday, March 6,

Congregation B’nai Jeshurun, a Reform Synagogue in Short Hills, is excited to welcome Amanda Berman, the Founder and Executive Director of Zioness, a new initiative empowering and activating Zionists on the progressive left to stand proudly in social justice spaces as Jews and Zionists. Before she founded Zioness, Amanda was a civil rights attorney fighting …

Sanders Boycotts AIPAC Convention, Angering Many Jewish Voters

Amanda Berman is CEO of Zioness, a progressive Jewish organization. AMANDA BERMAN: To have a Jew as president is definitely a cause for concern for a lot of Jews. Jewish power tropes and, you know, questions of dual loyalty for Jews – are they loyal to America or for Israel? – those will be compounded …

Pence Says at AIPAC, ‘Anti-Zionism Is Anti-Semitism’ Is Gov’t Policy

The progressive feminist group Zioness criticized Pence’s speech in a statement. “Today, the Vice President of the United States told us we must check our liberal and progressive values — our commitment to social, racial, economic and gender justice in America — at the door if we want to be ‘good’ Jews,” the statement read.

Why Alumni Are Engaged in Fighting Antisemitism on Campus

This new community to fight campus antisemitism has mobilized through Alums for Campus Fairness (ACF), an organization that I have the honor of leading. Within a few years since our founding, ACF has grown to over 5,500 alumni and 39 chapters across the country. At our first ever-conference this month, 50 alumni flew to Los …