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Union of Progressive Zionists

New York, NY | http://www.upzshalom.org
Joined in March 2006

About Us

The UPZ was created to provide guidance, education and resources to students who seek to impart a progressive voice into the campus debate on Israel. Extremist voices pushing rigid "pro-Israel" and "pro-Palestinian" positions have come to dominate the discourse on many campuses across North America, obscuring the issues and alienating significant numbers of Jewish and moderate students. Because of our connection to Israel, we believe it is our duty to create a new vision for the Jewish state. As campus activists and members of the Jewish community, our strength lies in our ability to be active and critical leaders. We are committed to creating an alternative approach to Israel advocacy that embraces open dialogue and constructive activism, and that warrants critical analysis of policies, be they Israeli, Palestinian, American or other.

The UPZ was created to provide guidance, education and resources to students who seek to impart a progressive voice into the campus debate on Israel. Extremist voices pushing rigid "pro-Israel" and "pro-Palestinian" positions have come to…

Areas of Focus Include

  • Conflict Resolution
  • Human Rights & Civil Liberties
  • International Relations

Location

  • 114 West 26th Street
    Suite 1004
    New York, NY 10001

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