Penina Eilberg-Schwartz

Penina Eilberg-Schwartz is a writer and activist based in the San Francisco Bay Area. After studying history at Oberlin College, she worked on issues of justice in Israel-Palestine with Abraham’s Vision, the Rebuilding Alliance, the New Israel Fund and IfNotNow. She is an alumnus of the Carey Institute for Global Good’s Nonfiction Fellowship and the co-author of the chapbook Everything in the Speaking of It (Alley Cat Books). Her work has also appeared in +972 Magazine, The Rumpus, All That’s Left, Reform Judaism and This Recording.

Essays

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To Live This Utopia, for Moments

Sulaiman Khatib (“Souli”) co-founded and co-directed Combatants for Peace, a group of former Israeli soldiers and Palestinian fighters who come together to work nonviolently for peace.

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