Like many liberals, Jane Eisner has insisted that anti-Zionism is not always anti-Semitism. But the virulent reaction to the Gaza war has made her rethink that credo.
Benjamin Netanyahu wants a ceasefire soon in Gaza, as does the IDF. But J.J. Goldberg reports the Israeli right wing wants to keep on fighting — and so does Hamas.
George Orwell, who famously argued that cliches ‘anesthetize one’s brain,’ would have a thing or two to say about a favorite wartime catchphrase: ‘Israel has a right to defend itself.’
As J Street and other liberal Zionist groups continue to support Israel’s war in Gaza, Jewish Voice for Peace is seizing an opportunity for gain new supporters at their expense.
Is negotiating with Hamas really ‘undignified,’ as Eric Yoffie suggests? Mira Sucharov argues that buying into that logic means consigning Israelis to a permanent state of war and terror.