Palestinian professor Mohammed S. Dajani Daoudi’s recent visit to Auschwitz with a group of Palestinian students provoked outrage at home and led to his resignation from Al Quds University. But Dajani hasn’t always believed in the importance of Holocaust education and reconciliation with Jews. We trace his journey from radical Fatah leader to courageous moderate.
by Nadine Epstein
In 1964, volunteers from the North—many of them Jewish—descended upon the city of Hattiesburg, Mississippi to register black voters and stand up to segregration. On the 50th anniversary of Freedom Summer, Moment visits Hattiesburg and finds out why many southern Jews were reluctant to jump on the bandwagon.
by Marc Fisher
Most American Jews care deeply about protecting religious freedoms and promoting gay equality through same-sex marriage. Is there a way to strike a balance? Moment talks with Abba Cohen, Douglas Laycock, Jay Michaelson, Jonathan Rauch, Marc D. Stern and Robin Fretwell Wilson.
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