The Ultra-Orthodox Jews Who Want to See Israel Dismantled
VICE embeds with the London branch of the Neturei Karta, a group of controversial ultra-Orthodox Jews who campaign against Zionism and for the immediate dismantling of the State of Israel.
New York's Pro-Israel Parade Was Rainy, but Anti-Zionists Still Showed Up
Despite heavy rain, New Yorkers still marched up 5th Avenue this past weekend in the Celebrate Israel Parade. Memorable moments included a teacher scolding students for having wet shirts, anti-Zionist protestors, and a old lady flipping off the cops.
The Day My Politics Changed
How a Trip to Israel Made Me Anti-Zionist
As a young Jew on Kibbutz I realized my favorite place in Israel wasn't Jewish.
The Young Jews Shunning Israel and Building Radical New Communities
Young Jews who once saw Israel as their birthright are now shunning the state and finding community elsewhere.
Francois Hollande Is the New George W. Bush, According to This Controversial Muslim Scholar
We sat down with Tariq Ramadan, the Oxford professor who pisses off the French establishment.
In Defense of 'The Death of Klinghoffer' and Art That Takes Risks
We must leave space for irreverence, for non-didacticism, for hard questions, for the humanity of everyone
Israel's Other Religious War: The Ultra Orthodox Versus the IDF
Ultra-Orthodox adherents of Judaism have long been exempt from military service in Israel, but lately this exception has sparked outrage from the secular majority.
Not All Jews Support Israel
To both Jews and non-Jews the idea of an anti-Zionist Jew can sound like a contradiction in terms—an abuse of Rabbi Hillel’s most famous ethical aphorism, “If I am not for myself, who will be for me." For me, standing against Israel is precisely what...
Rockets and Revenge - Part 6
As the Israeli bombardment and invasion of the Gaza Strip continues—and militants continue to launch crude rockets into Israel—there's relative quiet in the other Palestinian territory, the West Bank.
Israel's Bombardment of Gaza Earns Thumbs Up from New York Politicians
When I asked US Congressman Jerrold Nadler at a Stand with Israel rally in New York City whether our government bears any culpability for the mounting civilian death toll in Gaza, he called me an “ass” and stormed away.
A Jewish College Group Is Opening Its Doors to Criticism of Israel
Swarthmore College's Hillel made the controversial decision to pass a resolution that rejected their national organization's guidelines that prohibit partnering with organizations that aren’t pro-Israel. In response, the national Hillel has made vague...