Scott Horton Interviews Rae Abileah
Rae Abileah, national organizer with CODEPINK Women for Peace and a member of Jewish Voice for Peace, discusses her participation in a nonviolent protest (YouTube video here) during Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech in New Orleans, the angry and violent response from the audience who wouldn’t tolerate Jewish voices of dissent against Israel’s policies and why young Jews are increasingly at odds with the right-wing Israeli agenda that has no interest in the traditional pursuit of social justice.
MP3 here. (10:26)
Rae Abileah is a 28-year-old Jewish-American of Israeli descent and is a national organizer with CODEPINK Women for Peace and a member of Jewish Voice for Peace. She is also involved in the Stolen Beauty boycott.