Articles by David Harris-Gershon
A Letter to My Community: How I'm Pro-Israel
David Harris-Gershon I don’t cry. It didn’t used to be this way – I was a somewhat sensitive kid growing up, and often wore my emotions openly, crying naturally when the world demanded tears. I’m...
Empathy Is Dead in Israel: Effects of a Forever War
David Harris-Gershon Much has been written about the silencing of anti-war dissent in Israel by a populace almost universally supportive of military action in Gaza. Such support – inspired by...
Empathizing with Gaza Does NOT Make Me Anti-Semitic, Nor Pro-Hamas or Anti-Israel. It Makes Me human.
David Harris-Gershon On the ground in Gaza, Israel’s war against Hamas has been devastating. Online and in the public sphere, a different sort of war has been taking place – a broad initiative to...