“Pro-Israel” now means support for extremist, anti-democratic policies not just in Israel, but in the United States as well.
Israel is increasingly open and unapologetic in its embrace of authoritarian policies for the sake of the Greater Israel agenda.
What is happening in Nabi Saleh encapsulates the ineluctable and self-defeating logic of Israeli occupation.
Benjamin Netanyahu’s case against an Iran deal revolves around 11 core arguments. And Lara Friedman’s got a rebuttal for each and every one.
Some say the U.N.’s Palestinian vote should be delayed, because pressuring Israel before an election will only help right-wingers. Lara Friedman says it’s just the opposite.
Many claim that since Jerusalem’s latest terror attack targeted a synagogue, the crisis is turning into a religious war. Lara Friedman says that framing is dangerous — and dead wrong.
By fighting back in Gaza, Hamas succeeded where the Palestinian Authority failed: It got Israel to curtail settlement building. That could send a dangerous message, Lara Friedman writes.
Israel concocted ‘honor killing’ and ‘family feud’ theories about revenge attack victim Mohammed Abu Khdeir. The slurs constitute a deliberate blood libel, Lara Friedman argues.
Israeli female soldiers’ half-naked photos and videos went viral. But more revealing videos by IDF women soldiers get beyond skin, to the bare truth of the occupation.
Some fundamental truths about peacemaking: You make peace with your enemies, not your friends; you make peace not to be nice, but because it is in your self-interest; real peace must reflect a balance of interests.