The head of the settlement movement sent a strongly-worded letter to AIPAC claiming the two-state solution is not an option for Israel. Was he right?
Naftali Bennett recently declared himself the Israeli minister of every Jew in the Diaspora. But does he have any real power outside of Israel?
To the Editor:
It seems those of us defining ourselves as “pro-Israel, pro-peace” have gotten under the skin of America’s Ambassador to Israel David Friedman.
Young Americans, including young American Jews, are more critical of Israel than their elders are. But it’s not because they’re ignorant of history.
If AIPAC is truly committed to courting progressive Jews, it will face a looming crisis as Israel becomes more and more committed to alienating them.
“Some of it was for specific policies,” one attendee said. “There are specific things this administration will do that are things we will appreciate.”
AIPAC is missing an opportunity to help Israel solve it’s current refugee crisis — or at least address it in a friendly environment.
That is why AIPAC is called “America’s pro-Israel lobby” and not the “Israel lobby.”
Menendez, a leading pro-Israel Democrat, returned to leading the Senate Foreign Relations Committee after his corruption case ended in a mistrial.