A Reflection & Resources on the Israel-Hamas War

Oct 26, 2023 | Equity In The Center News, Woke @ Work

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Updated on 12/19/23


Profound, collective grief has followed Hamas’ terror attack on Israel, the deepening conflict and resulting humanitarian crises. We mourn the lives lost and continue to hold Israeli and Palestinian victims, their families and loved ones in the light.

This conflict is a stark reminder of the global struggles for equity, justice and peace that have unfolded over centuries and millennia. We stand in solidarity with those whose lives have been forever altered by this tragedy. And, we envision a world where every life is cherished and valued as equal – where all humanity lives in peace, freedom and safety.




A Rabbi and Imam on How They’re Counseling Their Communities | NPR

How to Use Our Very Brief Guide to Antisemitism | T’ruah*

In Solidarity and with Sorrow | Tzedek Social Justice Fund

Jewish and Palestinian Employers Step Up to Help Workers | SHRM

Love, Justice & Dignity for Palestine | Change Elemental

Rapid Response Resources for Community Members Addressing Hate, Anti-Palestinian Racism, & Islamophobia in the US | Muslims for Just Futures and Building Movement Project

Solidarity Resources for Organizations | Solidarity Is and Building Movement Project*

The Only Liberation is Shared Liberation | The Adaway Group

The Root of Violence is Oppression | Jewish Voice for Peace

What You Can Do to Support the Unfolding Humanitarian Crisis in Gaza | Anti-Racism Daily



Organizations to Follow

Bend the Arc: Jewish Action

Just Vision

Carolina Jews for Justice

Middle East Children’s Alliance (MECA)

Doctors Without Borders*

Palestine Red Crescent Society*

Emgage Action*

Palestinian Medical Relief Society*


Palestinian Youth Movement

Jewish Currents

Project Shema*

Jewish Voice for Peace

US Campaign for Palestinian Human Rights

Jews For Racial & Economic Justice*



Antisemitism 101 | ADL

Bystander Intervention to Stop Antisemitic Harassment | Right to Be

Bystander Intervention to Stop Islamophobic and Xenophobic Harassment | Right to Be

Islamophobia 101 | YWCA Minneapolis

Muslims Anti-Racism Collaborative trainings | Muslim ARC

Talking About Antisemitism | Cornerstone



All Out for Palestine – Digital Action Toolkit | Palestinian Feminist Collective*




Taking Sides, Irwin Keller


Think of Others, Mahmoud Darwish

As you prepare your breakfast, think of others

   (do not forget the pigeon’s food).

As you conduct your wars, think of others

   (do not forget those who seek peace).

As you pay your water bill, think of others

   (those who are nursed by clouds).

As you return home, to your home, think of others

   (do not forget the people of the camps).

As you sleep and count the stars, think of others

   (those who have nowhere to sleep).

As you liberate yourself in metaphor, think of others

   (those who have lost the right to speak).

As you think of others far away, think of yourself

   (say: “If only I were a candle in the dark”).


*Following the publication of our initial blog on 10/26/2023, we have included extra resources, with some contributions from EIC stakeholders.

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