Rhonda Wainshilbaum

Can we doubt the meaning of ‘from the river to the sea’?

Israelis are traumatized by the massacre, grief-stricken over the hostages, and worried about their soldiers. They see huge hate rallies from every corner of the globe denigrating them for defending themselves.


Rhonda Wainshilbaum is an artisan and a civic volunteer, living and working in Massachusetts, just over the Vermont line.


The anti-Israel letter from Jewish Voice for Peace, published in The Commons recently, contained fallacies, omissions, and inaccuracies.

Accusing Israel of genocide is a provocative indictment unsupported by facts. It diminishes real acts of genocide - such as those that occurred in the Holocaust and against Armenians and in Rwanda.

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Mourning our dead, betrayed by the world

‘The demonization of Israel is so pervasive that we are afraid to show support for our ancestral homeland’

Rhonda Wainshilbaum is an artisan and a civic volunteer, living and working in Massachusetts, just over the Vermont line. This is a scary time to be Jewish. Our world turned upside down on Oct. 7. Innocent Israelis were brutally murdered while their Hamas assassins happily filmed the torture of...

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