The Israeli prime minister’s coziness with world leaders who display anti-Semitic tendencies — to put it lightly — is troubling.
My wife and I will be leaving the congregation after 29 years, in the hopes of finding a more tolerant, inclusive and politically diverse community.
When I joined the staff of J Street, my synagogue began regarding my family as an enemy.
The use of the word “kapo” to describe me and the many good-hearted American Jews who want to see Israel make peace with the Palestinians and end the conflict – as well as ending Israel’s military control over another people – reveals a man who is totally uncompromising, intolerant, inflexible and verbally cruel.
It’s great that AIPAC wants to reach out to liberals. But doing so by ignoring the real issues in the Mideast conflict is doomed to failure, writes J Street’s Alan Elsner.
As another flotilla heads for Gaza, the Israel Project’s Alan Elsner argues that organizers’ real goal is to embarrass Israel, not to help suffering Palestinians.