As an Arab-Israeli, I know that the Nation-State Law is unjust, but also that resistance to it doesn’t have to mirror its fanaticism.
A law meant to reaffirm the unity of the Jewish people around the idea of a Jewish national home does exactly the opposite.
Israel gains from our collective existence; Israel is nothing short of the manifestation of the whole that is indeed greater than its parts.
Both groups donate millions of dollars every year to Israel and local causes.
Arguments against Israel’s self-definition as a Jewish State ignore the Arab world’s hostility toward the nation.
Israel can ill afford to lose a majority of Democrats or a substantial percentage of American Jewry.
Katz’s cartoon may have been offensive, but the reality that it reveals is even worse.
The rise of ultra-nationalism has significantly damaged the strategic triangle between Israel, the U.S., and American Jewry.
“The law oppresses me and oppresses the population that sent me to the Knesset,” Zouheir Bahloul said on Israel’s version of “Meet the Press.”
The Nation-State law has led many to declare the death of Israeli democracy. But Israeli democracy is, in fact, stronger than ever.