Author Archives: Nava EtShalom

About Nava EtShalom

Nava EtShalom is a poet and educator in Philadelphia, where she is working on a PhD in English at the University of Pennsylvania.

Romney’s Jerusalem ‘gaffe’ illustrates the relationship between anti-Jewish sentiment and racism against Palestinians

We didn’t need the New York Times quoting Saeb Erekat to tell us how racist Mitt Romney’s “gaffe” in Jerusalem on Monday was. What hasn’t been pointed out much is the anti-Semitism of Romney’s statement.

Posted in Israel/Palestine, US Policy in the Middle East, US Politics | 20 Comments