Throughout my two decades at APN, I’ve seen and experienced a lot of ups and downs. I’ve felt many disappointments, but also moments of great hope.
Ambassadors usually represent U.S. policy, not shape it. But David Friedman is using his close ties with Trump to influence White House strategy.
It’s a dilemma many left-wing Jewish activists are facing these days: How should doves deal with President Donald Trump’s pivot to Middle East peacemaking? Can the same activists who fought fiercely against Trump’s election and who oppose almost everything he stands for embrace the president’s effort to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict?
JERUSALEM — Americans for Peace Now has canceled its annual trip to Israel over the country’s new anti-boycott law. The law passed last month by the Israeli Knesset bars entry to foreigners who publicly call for boycotting the Jewish state or its settlements. Americans for Peace Now is concerned that trip participants could be stopped at Ben…
A piece of anti-terror legislation in Congress has turned into a test for pro-Israel policy in the Trump era.
Israel’s new law barring supporters of boycott from entering the country, has roiled the American Jewish left many of whom fear the ban will leave critics of the Israeli government’s policies unable to enter the Jewish state.
Attempting to avoid taking sides, Donald Trump rebukes Benjamin Netanyahu’s policy, but also endorses settlement activity.
David Steiner, a documentary filmmaker from Chicago who was studying to be a rabbi, was killed in a bus crash in rural Uganda. He was 51.
Dovish groups like J Street are built on the premise that negotiations can lead to a two-state solution. What’s their plan now that the Middle East peace process has collapsed?
Mandy Patinkin let it all hang out during a speech to the Americans for Peace Now. He quoted psalms, sang a medley of show tunes and needled Benjamin Netanyahu — all in 25 minutes.