Some of the most moving conversations I have had recently were with voters who left their political home on the right, including Orthodox Jews, and voted for Joe Biden. Why did their stories make such an impression on me? Their reasons for rejecting Trump weren’t unusual. They eschewed his character, his policies, his populism and divisiveness, his cruelty towards the oppressed or weaker groups in America – just like most voters who rejected Trump.
I believe in democracy but for the sake of my values - equality, human rights - I support policies that the majority of my fellow citizens oppose.
Recent developments show that the Israeli government is capable of more constructive relations with Gaza’s people when it serves Israel’s interest.
The plan goes on to imagine two states following Israel’s complete annexation of territories that puncture and surround a future Palestine.
Netanyahu may be one step closer to his political end or even to jail; the country will have to pick up the pieces after he’s gone.
Could this election be the start of a liberal revival in Israeli Politics?
Israelis were apparently scandalized this past week by a video showing an IDF soldier in Hebron shooting a wounded, incapacitated and unmoving Palestinian who had, a few minutes earlier, attacked another soldier with a knife, wounding him.
If the left wing wants to be more successful this year than it was last year, it needs to overhaul some intellectually wrong and self-defeating tendencies, Dahlia Scheindlin writes.
In a lengthy essay titled and published in Mosaic, Daniel Polisar provides a detailed analysis of Palestinian public opinion of the kind that a professional pollster can appreciate: he draws on multiple sources, representing some of the trustworthiest Palestinian pollsters, and examines trends over time from numerous angles.
In ‘Between the World and Me,’ Ta-Nehisi Coates explores the root causes of racial violence in the United States. But Dahlia Scheindlin says the book also sheds light on how Palestinians experience Israel.