Corey Levine welcomes Seth Rogen to the community of Jews who have challenged Israel. “I have traveled from the belief in the righteousness of the promised land to a belief in the righteousness of the Palestinian solidarity movement,” Levine writes. “It’s a one-way trip.”
Phil Weiss tracks the fallout from Seth Rogen’s comments about Israel on the Marc Maron show, tracing how the conversation has veered away from the serious issues Rogen first raised.
Seth Rogen: “As a Jewish person, I was fed a huge amount of lies about Israel my entire life. They never tell you, that oh by the way, there were people there. They make it seem like it was– just sitting there… For Jewish people especially who view themselves as progressive and analytical and who really challenge the status quo — Like, What are we doing?”