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These Jewish Camp Counselors Want to Teach Their Kids About the Cccupation

Participants in a camp counselor training by IfNotNow in Boston, May 27, 2018. (IfNotNow)

(JTA) — When Aviva Schwartz started praying publicly for Palestinians at her Jewish summer camp, she knew it would be controversial.

Schwartz had grown up ensconced in the Conservative movement, had attended three of its Ramah camps and had moved up the ranks as a staff member at Ramah Wisconsin. When Israel’s war in Gaza broke out in the summer of 2014, she was the…