Abstract This article examines the processes by which Jewish Americans become involved in Palestine solidarity activism through a case study of the non-profit organization, Jewish Voice for Peace. This study finds American Jews tend to attribute their support for Palestine to historical events and media rather than planned activities such …Read More »
Emily Schneider is an assistant professor in the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Northern Arizona University. She received her PhD in sociology from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and she was previously a visiting assistant professor of sociology at Colorado College. Dr. Schneider’s research has been published in peer-reviewed journals, such as Sociological Focus and the International Journal of Tourism Cities, and it has received funding from a variety of sources including the National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Health. She is currently working on a book manuscript that investigates the role of Jewish allyship and tourism in the Palestine Solidarity Movement. Prior to her academic career, Dr. Schneider served as the Director of Development at a joint Israeli-Palestinian NGO, Windows – Channels for Communication, where she founded one of the first tour programs to bring young Jewish Americans to the Occupied Palestinian Territories in 2010.