Questions for contemplation

Questions for contemplation

Overarching question:  How does my increased understanding of these protests inform and influence my engagement with Israel and Judaism?

  1. What claims about these protests in Israel ring true for me?  What vision for a strong and values-guided Israel inspires my engagement with Israel?
  2. How can we Jews who live outside of Israel, get involved to bring about this vision?
    1. What might be the role of world Jews (who have different cultural, political, and educational frames of reference) in encouraging and producing more (and more effective) young social activists in Israel?
    2. Do these protests make me reflect on the economic situation in my own locality (city, state, country)?  Does my Jewish community need to develop responses to the economic crises affecting us?
  • How do properties purchased by Jews not living in Israel impact on Israeli society and economy? How can world Jewry contribute to build local Israeli businesses?
  • How can world Jews ensure that this vision for a strong and values-guided Israel will impact your personal and professional relationship with Israel?
  1. How might world Jewry strengthen the organizations in Israel that are enhancing and advocating for social justice?
  2. How might Jews around the world exercise their voices in actively volunteering for the causes that speak to them?
  3. Will my personal and professional relationship with Israel(trips, missions, investments, etc.) be guided by my social justice concerns?
  4. Will my greater understanding of these protests influence the way I will visit Israel in the future?  (patronizing businesses that are recognized for fair working conditions, meeting with social activists, etc.)

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