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Times of Israel Matthew Finkelstein and Susan George The Progressive Caucus of the California Democratic Party held a forum recently called “A Dialogue with Rising Activists, Xenophobia-Islamophobia-Transphobia-Colorism-Racism.” We noticed that antisemitism was left out of the mix and that no Jewish speakers were listed, but we figured antisemitism and other Jewish issues weren’t the focus, …

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PZC Congratulates IQC for Progress on Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum

 “We look forward to the December draft, and working with our partners to ensure that minority communities’ concerns are addressed in the final curriculum, said Susan George, Executive Director of PZC. “While many positive changes were adopted, we anticipate advocating for additional refinements. However, we are pleased with the representation of the breadth of the …

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Weaponizing the Palestinian Right of Return

Susan George and Matthew Finkelstein Though it failed decisively at the November 2019 California Democratic Party (CDP) Convention, hundreds of convention delegates voted for an amendment to the CDP Platform advocating for the influx of approximately five million Palestinian refugees and their descendants into Israel, separate from any final status negotiations between the Israeli and …

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