Ben Shnider is the National Political Director of J Street.
By Ben Shnider
Democrats Should Lean In To The Israel Question At The Debates. Here’s How.
With the first primary debates coming up this week, the large field of 2020 Democratic presidential candidates are busy preparing to share their policy visions and views on a wide range of issues. When it comes to the US-Israel relationship, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and US foreign policy in the Middle East, some candidates may be…
The Iran Deal is Good Policy and Good Politics
Last summer, a fierce debate in the pro-Israel community over how to best curtail the Iranian nuclear program took place. On July 14, 2015, after 20 months of arduous talks, the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) between Iran, the P5+1 countries, and the EU was announced. On the deal’s anniversary, we asked two pro-Israel…
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