Dorothy Zellner spoke inspirationally about what led Jews like her to join the civil rights struggle. Will her open support for BDS force changes in Hillel International’s ban on such speakers?
Hillel International says it doesn’t allow events with pro-BDS speakers. So why has it endorsed Harvard Hillel’s participation in a civil rights forum with Mideast peace activist Dorothy Zellner?
Bob Simon’s death in a tragic car crash has sparked a flood of tributes. Harry D. Wall recalls how the ‘60 Minutes’ journalist was shaped by his years living and working in Israel.
Israel’s main Arab parties have united into a single coalition. Some hope that this will change the electoral landscape and lure Jewish voters — but can it deliver?
Many black lawmakers are particularly angry over Benjamin Netanyahu’s snub of Barack Obama, the first black president. Will the rift hurt support for the Jewish state?
Stav Shaffir burst into the public eye as a leader of Israel’s tent city protest. Now, she’s the Knesset’s youngest member — and has her eye on even bigger things to come.
Think relations with the White House are the biggest casualty of Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech? Nathan Guttman explains why the pro-Israel lobby may have taken the worst hit of all.
Slain ISIS captive Kayla Mueller’s idealism led her to volunteer with a Palestinian human rights group. ‘Resistance lives,’ she wrote in 2010 while working to battle the Israeli occupation.
Benjamin Netanyahu’s backers insist he technically didn’t snub President Obama over his speech to Congress. Nathan Guttman explains why they may be right — but it may not matter.
Pressure is growing on Benjamin Netanyahu to scrap his speech to Congress as Rabbi Rick Jacobs joins a chorus of opposition. Will he seek a face-saving exit strategy — or dig in his heels?