Preaching to the margins: Chicago synagogue adopts anti-Zionism as a ‘core value’

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Chicago synagogue officially designates itself ‘anti-Zionist’
Arno Rosenfeld
March 31, 2022

Tzedek Chicago was founded seven years ago, in part, to create a Jewish community free from a strong attachment to Israel. The congregation went beyond its original “non-Zionism” this week to become what is likely the first synagogue in the country to be affirmatively “anti-Zionist”…The decision to add a statement decrying the creation of Israel as an “injustice against the Palestinian people – an injustice that continues to this day” was taken by a vote of the congregation’s 200 member families after the board unanimously endorsed it in December. Seventy-three percent of households voted in favor of the motion. READ MORE

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