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Days of Awe: Reimagining Jewishness in Solidarity with Palestinians

Atalia Omer


Days of Awe examines the stories of the American-Jewish Palestine solidarity movement and Jewish critics of the occupation. Atalia Omer demonstrates that critical resistance to the Israeli occupation of Palestinians enables American Jews to reimagine Jewishness from feminist, gender non-conformist, non-white and other Jewish margins. Through the search for solidarity with Palestinians these activists interrogate privilege, grapple with their complicity, and participate in a broader social movement that intersects multiple sites of struggle for liberation. The book illuminates how narratives ab ... More

Keywords: American-Jews, occupation, Palestine solidarity, Jews of Color, Mizrahi, peace, religion, violence and peace, whiteness, diaspora Jews, religion and nationalism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780226615912
Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: January 2020 DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226616100.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Atalia Omer, author
University of Notre Dame