Jim Crow Jews

Joel Gulledge of Christian Peacemaker writes about his experience as an American volunteer in the West Bank. Charged with escorting Palestinian schoolchildren who are regularly attacked by the Israeli settlers residing on illegally–seized lands, Gulledge witnessed repeated lethal assaults with stones, chains and bats against children and volunteers. Hospitalized himself by settler–inflicted injuries, Gulledge says the West Bank reminds him of Jim Crow Mississippi where he grew up.

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~ by Jay Taber on September 3, 2008.

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