Elliot Ratzman – was a PhD candidate/professor at Princeton’s Dept. of Religion. He is a member of Democratic Socialists of America. He now teaches a courses in race, social ethics, and Jewish Studies in the Religion Department of Temple University.
Boston DSA organizer
Democratic Socialists of America
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The Editorial group consisted of;
- Elliot Ratzman is assistant professor of Religion at Temple University where he teaches courses on race, class, and Jewish politics.
Stand with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
We Stand with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was a 2018 letter signed by several Democratic Socialists of America members mainly from the DSA North Star in response to attacks on Ocasio-Cortez over remarks she made on Palestine.
- A recent petition circulated by some DSA members criticizes Ocasio-Cortez for supporting a two state solution to the Palestine-Israel question and not aligning with a long list of demands regarding Palestine and Israel. Should Ocasio-Cortez fail to agree with this list of demands, the petitioners are calling for DSA to revoke her endorsement. These attacks on Ocasio-Cortez have come despite the fact that she has staked out positions which will make her one of the strongest advocates of Palestinian rights and self-determination in Congress.
- We stand with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. The position she has taken on Israel and Palestine are principled stances, worthy of a democratic socialist, in its recognition of both Palestinian humanity and rights and Israeli humanity and rights. On this issue, as many, she will be a voice for the voiceless in Congress.
Signatures included Elliot Ratzman.