When Israel and the Palestinians clash, American Jews rush to prove that they’re on the right side of the conflict — which is damaging to us all.
The wait is largely because the Palestinians have lost faith in the Trump administration since last December’s Jerusalem announcement.
The dehumanization of Gazans has reached such a level that a soldier looking at a Palestinian in Gaza does not see an unarmed human but a terrorist.
The default regime governing the response should be that of a law enforcement operation.
Israel cannot permit terrorists to pierce our borders. Neither can Israel permit terrorists to pierce the borders of our law and morality.
Living in Israel, it has been a surreal experience watching the international community’s response to the riots on the Gaza border.
“Israeli soldiers…were apparently acting on orders that all but ensured a bloody military response to the Palestinian demonstrations.”
When I volunteered for the World Jewish Congress’ young professional group, I was criticized for criticizing the Israeli government.
The key to unlocking the stalled Israeli-Palestinian peace process may be a healthy dose of democracy.
The Palestinian state Abbas wants to create would be Judenrein, free of Jews. So why do some American Jews laud him as a partner for peace?