Alice Rothchild

Alice Rothchild, author, filmmaker, and physician, is focused on human rights and social justice. Her most recent book, Finding Melody Sullivan, is a young adult novel exploring grief and friendship in the setting of broader political questions raised by realities in Israel/Palestine. She writes and lectures widely, authored three books on health and human rights in Israel/Palestine, contributed to a number of anthologies, the most recent being Reclaiming Judaism from Zionism: Stories of Personal Transformation and What Jerusalem Means to Us: Jewish Reflections and Perspectives. She directed a documentary film, Voices Across the Divide.  She is a member of Jewish Voice for Peace and the mentor liaison for We Are Not Numbers, a program for young Gaza writers. She is completing a graphic novel focused on the Jerusalem Shuafat refugee camp.