Sunday, 3 December
Radical Sunday School: Germany, Europe and Anti-Antisemitism, Or: why you are not supposed to criticise Israel
Why is it so difficult to criticise Israel in Europe even as the country's government is conducting genocide? In this session, we are going to look at how Germany in particular, but colonial Europe more generally, require Israel to justify their ideological hegemony. How is the Holocaust and the subsequent founding of Israel, declaration of human rights, etc. used to silence Europe's (post and neo) colonial responsibility? How can Europe - as it so often does - present itself as the bearer of human rights and dignity as it funds yet another genocide?
Sharing experiences is highly welcome; Islamophobia, Antisemitism, and any other racisms are not.
If you'd like to get involved at RSS, collaborate with us as a collective, or propose a topic for a meeting, mail us at email@example.com!
Also, if you're interested in learning more about the beautiful language of Arabic, be sure to check out the Language Cafe that meets just before Radical Sunday School! They're always looking for more people to come learn together!
The formal education system affects us all. Not only are we forced to attend schools growing up, but academic research shapes our governments, our news, and how we view the world around us. As much as many of us want to believe in the promise of institutional education, the sad fact is that our schools and universities are undemocratic and elitist. They perpetuate inequalities instead of giving people the tools to fight them. This world is fucked.
Here at Radical Sunday School, though, we know that another world is possible. Everyone should be able to direct their own learning, to grow together with their communities, and to live as though they’re already free. There are countless examples of movements already putting these ideas into practice. This collective is trying to follow in their footsteps, organizing to explore new ways of learning based on principles of autonomy, mutual aid, and egalitarianism.
This is not intended to be a course that you would have to follow all the way through. Jump in and out whenever you like. Sessions will be held every Sunday, except for every second Sunday of the month (when Joe's Garage is having an open assembly).
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