As liberals, we should be calling for this recognition of de facto annexation. That doesn’t mean acceptance, but it would force the issue and forestall the continued slow motion annexation and ethnic cleansing which are the reality of the expanded settlement project.
Proponents of one democratic state in the Holy Land saw a possible opening in President Trump’s statement yesterday that he would back a one-state solution if that’s the one Israelis and Palestinians “like best.”
JERUSALEM (JTA) — Ireland will likely recognize a Palestinian state, Israel’s ambassador to the country reportedly warned in a cable to Jerusalem. Zeev Boker sent the cautionary dispatch Tuesday, Haaretz reported. Israel had already expected Dublin would officially recognize Palestine, and the Knesset’s recent passage of a law to legalize thousands of West Bank settlements strengthened that assessment, an…
My 5-year Israel Bond came due on February 1. Over the past few months, I have been deliberating whether or not to renew the bond, as I have done for decades. I have decided not to renew, as I cannot support the current Israeli government and the perilous direction in which it is headed.
Thousands of Arabs and Jews waving Israeli and Palestinian flags protested in Tel Aviv on Saturday against home demolitions in Arab villages.
There are situations in which the best thing a friend can do is give honest criticism.
When American Jews speak, Israel is forced to listen.
A Palestinian official welcomed Donald Trump’s pick of his son-in-law Jared Kushner as Mideast peace envoy.
After losing my beloved son, David, I knew that I wanted to do everything in my power to prevent others, both Palestinian and Israelis, from experiencing this dreadful pain of losing a child.
(JTA) — Britain prevented the European Union Foreign Affairs Council from adopting the closing statement from the Paris peace conference. Britain’s action, reported by Haaretz citing European and Israeli diplomats, comes a day after Britain refused to sign the closing statement at the peace conference in Paris. Britain had sent a low-level diplomat to the conference…