Donald Sterling’s shameful remarks cannot undo decades of close ties between blacks and Jews, Rabbi Marc Schneier and Russell Simmons write.
Although the word ‘apartheid’ often gets thrown around when it comes to Israel and Palestine, Ian Buruma wonders whether that’s an accurate use.
Sixty years ago, a burgeoning peace between Israel and the Arab world was torpedoed by the ‘Lavon Affair,’ writes Jerome Chanes. There are echoes of this sabotage today.
Benjamin Pogrund, a South African-born journalist, says the A-word does not currently apply to Israel: There’s no planned institutionalized racism there, and that’s what “apartheid” means.