Wrestling In The Daylight: A Rabbi's Path To Palestinian Solidarity by Brant RosenWrestling In The Daylight: A Rabbi's Path To Palestinian Solidarity by Brant Rosen

Wrestling In The Daylight: A Rabbi's Path To Palestinian Solidarity

byBrant Rosen

Paperback | May 15, 2017

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Wrestling in the Daylight is an insightful conversation on Zionism initiated by Rabbi Brant Rosen, a prominent Jewish activist from Chicago, on his social-justice blog Shalom Rav. After Israel’s brutal military attack on Gaza in 2008-2009, Rosen began to question his lifelong Zionist beliefs. Unlike the biblical Jacob, who wrestled with his conscience in the dark of night, Rosen chose to "wrestle in the daylight" with this issue through many thoughtful essays on his blog. In this selection of content from Shalom Rav, Rosen includes both his own posts and those of his online commenters, granting readers unique insight into the largest controversy facing the American Jewish community today. In the new introduction he has written for this second edition, Rosen updates the story of the “wrestling” that both he and the American Jewish community have undertaken in recent years.
Brant Rosen is a rabbi, blogger, and social activist based in Chicago, Illinois, where he currently serves as the Midwest Regional Director for the American Friends Service Committee. In 2014, Rosen co-founded a social-justice focused Jewish congregation called Tzedek Chicago after many years serving as a congregational rabbi in Evanst...
Title:Wrestling In The Daylight: A Rabbi's Path To Palestinian SolidarityFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:304 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.7 inShipping dimensions:9 × 6 × 0.7 inPublished:May 15, 2017Publisher:Just World BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1682570657

ISBN - 13:9781682570654


Editorial Reviews

"A heroic rabbi who risked a great deal to stand in solidarity with the people of Palestine and in support of justice and peace in the region; one of the righteous voices that demonstrate the true meaning of Judaism, transcending tribal identities and committed to social justice and human love." —Naomi Wolf, author, social critic and political activist