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Why I Am a Zionist for Black Lives Matter

Rabbi Josh Weinberg
June 12, 2020

As an Israeli citizen and white citizen of the United States, I believe that Black Lives Matter – and that no American of good conscience can simply opt out of engaging with the pervasive issue of racism in America. If we will it, it is no dream.

What Is Black Lives Matter?

The Staff of the URJ
June 12, 2020

The Black Lives Matter movement is purposefully decentralized, emphasizing the importance of the idea itself. As with the many Jewish communal organizations that exist, each has its own base of support with some overlap, and none speaks for the Black Lives Matter movement overall.