The American left has entered a period of overcorrection on Israel.
Anti-Semitism is still much more dangerous on the right but it’s the left that is asking Jews to choose between our progressive values and ourselves.
All the presidential hopefuls in the Democratic camp share the same politics about Israel.
By partnering with racists, Netanyahu gave the American Jewish community back its liberal Zionist dream.
With this merger, Netanyahu’s willingness to sell out any and all values in order to ensure his political survival has reached a new low.
While AIPAC does have a lot of support, it is hardly controlling U.S. politicians with money. It is rather offering them a pro-Israel credential.
AIPAC’s influence comes not from money but from that fact that politicians wish to be viewed as pro-Israel
Adopting science in order to define who is a Jew and who is not is part and parcel of a rightward turn Israel has fostered under Benjamin Netanyahu.
Instead of using this power for good, to help raise up those who don’t have the privilege we do, our institutions are using this power to punch down.
There’s a narrative emerging on the left that’s surprising only because it’s so commonplace on the right: the Democratic Party is abandoning Israel.