Jim Crow in Jerusalem

  “New Haven itself is a crime scene, the site of historic and continuing racism, segregation, and social inequality.”[1] So wrote a scholar of the city at the turn of the twenty-first century. This observation links America’s segregated past to its nominally desegregated present: anyone who travels from the New Haven train station to Yale […]

Rebecca Ruth Gould is the author of Writers and Rebels: The Literature of Insurgency in the Caucasus (Yale University Press, 2016), which was awarded the University of Southern California Book Prize in Literary and Cultural Studies and the best book award by the Association for Women in Slavic Studies. Her writings on Palestine have appeared in Social Text and World Policy Journal, and she is co-author (with Malaka Shwaikh) of the forthcoming Prison Hunger Strikes as Civil Resistance: Global Strategies for Political Resistance (International Center on Nonviolent Conflict Research Monograph Series)