Editorials & Actions

Job Opening at Tikkun: Managing Editor

Tikkun magazine is looking for a managing editor to produce its award-winning print magazine and manage its lively online content–someone who is aligned with our goal of contributing to the healing and transforming the world.
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Judaism

Join Us for a Liberation Passover Seder on Tues. April 11 (2nd Seder night) with Emma’s Revolution

  Join Us for A Liberation Passover Seder on Tuesday, April 11 (the 2nd  Seder night) at 6:00 pm in Berkeley Special Guests: Emma’s Revolution Register now: www.beyttikkun.org/seder. Registration closes Monday, April 3rd We survived Pharaoh in Egypt–we can survive and even triumph …
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US Politics

MLK + 50: Toward a Year of Truth and Transformation

Martin Luther King + 50: Toward a Year of Truth and Transformation By Rabbi Arthur Waskow * Fifty years ago, on April 4, 1967, Dr. Martin Luther King spoke his most profound and most prophetic sermon. At Riverside Church in …
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War & Peace

Goodbye to Father–the enduring impact of fascism

[Tikkun magazine has no staff capable of verifying the accuracy of this article. So we do not print it as a story that we ascertain to be true. Yet we have no reason to doubt it, either. We know that …
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Judaism

Join us for a Liberation Passover Seder. With Emma’s Revolution

Join Us for A Liberation Passover Seder on Tuesday, April 11 (the 2nd  Seder night) at 6:00 pm in Berkeley Special Guests: Emma’s Revolution Register now: www.beyttikkun.org/seder. Registration closes Monday, April 3rd We survived Pharaoh in Egypt–we can survive and even triumph over …
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Israel/Palestine

UN Committee calls Israel an Apartheid State–Discuss

SUPPRESSING U.N. REPORT ON ISRAEL’S MOVE TOWARD APARTHEID IS DANGEROUS FOR U.S. POLICY—-AND FOR                                                     …
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Judaism

Shaul Magid on Levinas and Zionism

You can read this online at: www.tikkun.org/nextgen/shaul-magid-on-levinas-and-zionism Emmanuel Levinas, the Political, and Zionism: Michael Morgan’s Levinas’s Ethical Politics, a Review Essay                                  by   Shaul Magid, …
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US Politics

Andrew Bacevich on the US military strategy

[editor's note: Below is an introduction to Andrew Bacevich's article from our media ally Tom Engelhardt at www.tomdispatch.com] U.S. Marines are, for the first time, deploying to Syria (with more to come). There’s talk of an “enduring” U.S. military presence in Iraq, while additional U.S. …
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War & Peace

Lets Avoid War with Korea

[A note from our friends at Just Foreign Policy] Secretary of State Rex Tillerson recently seemed to suggest that a pre-emptive U.S. bombing of North Korea was an option “on the table.” [1] As the Los Angeles Times editorial board stated, such …
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Israel/Palestine

Should Women Be in the IDF Combat Units?

Editor’s Note: Though this article starts out exploring the debate between secular and religious Israelis about the “right” of women to be in combat units, it turns to the deeper issue–should anyone be in those combat units as long as …
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US Politics

Deportation, Immigration Bans & Racial Cleansing: America and Nazi Germany

Seeds of Destruction: Deportation, Immigration Bans, and Racial Cleansing in America and Nazi Germany   By John Smelcer   We’ve all read the history with horror and with the certainty that it could never happen to us: The rise of …
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War & Peace

The Iraq War Disastrous Surge

A note from Tom Engelhardt, the editor of Tikkun’s  media ally TomDispatch.com where this article appeared orignally. Every now and then, I think back to the millions of people who turned out in this country and across the globe in early 2003 to protest …
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US Politics

Trump’s Greatest Allies Are the Liberal Elites (NY Times, etc)

  By Chris Hedges March 06, 2017 “Information Clearing House” -  “Truth Dig” - The liberal elites, who bear significant responsibility for the death of our democracy, now hold themselves up as the saviors of the republic. They have embarked, despite …
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Global Capitalism

Response to Martha Sonnenberg’s Kaddish for Che

March 6, 2017 Reader response to Martha Sonnenberg’s Kaddish for Che:   Querido Che: Che está Presente by Nancy Scheper-Hughes   The spiritual and political afterlife of Che, like the afterlife of Jesus of Nazareth, begins with their brutal torture …
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US Politics

Anti-Semitism is Back…and Wont Go Away

Tikkun  to heal, repair and transform the world   By Rabbi Michael Lerner   Suddenly anti-Semitism is back. Over one hundred headstones in a Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia were overturned in a hate act early Sunday February 26, a week after …
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