Zioness, a 30-chapter strong coalition of Jews who bill themselves as “unabashedly progressive and unapologetically Zionist” has released a guide for activists against racism and anti-Semitism.
The Zioness Movement, which represents Jewish women who are active in political and social causes, commented “We must do more, though, than raise our voices. And we must do more than seek to heal our racial divides. We must confront, defeat, and dismantle white supremacy in America. … Zioness leaders in the Twin Cities (Minneapolis …
“Zioness is outraged and devastated by the senseless and brutal murder of George Floyd, a Black man, at the hands of a white Minneapolis Police Officer. As we’ve watched across the Twin Cities, it is clear that the entire city is experiencing unfathomable pain and trauma.”
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.