About Ben Murane

Ben Murane is the Director of New Generations, an open and vibrant community of young professionals, social activists, and community leaders in their 20s and 30s, who are committed to the work of the New Israel Fund, the leading organization promoting social justice and equality for all Israelis. He has also worked for New Voices Magazine, Hazon, and Breaking the Silence. He is on the Steering Committee of J Street NYC and serves as a grassroots advisor on J Street's National Advisory Board.

Seeing “Budrus” in Ramallah

By October 25, 2010

On October 17th, Jewcy will present a special Q&A with “Budrus” writer and director, Julia Bacha, after the 6:25 screening at Quad City Cinema.  Please join us if you are in New York. It is one thing to know that … Read More

Loving and Hating Israel

By June 10, 2010

What an awkward and awesome time to talk about Israel. Over the past couple weeks, Israel’s actions in the news reignited all the conflicted ambivalence my friends and I feel about our association with the Jewish state. Just the week before, the … Read More

The Unfinished Project of Israel

By September 2, 2009

On June 6, the New Israel Fund (where I work) gathered one hundred young Jewish activists in New York City to discuss social justice and Israel, and the deep chasm between them. It’s no small matter, considering that the average … Read More