As Israel heads into its third elections in 11 months, there is one politician worth following closely: Ayman Odeh, the 44-year-old head of the Joint List, a combined slate of Arab parties. He wants to be taken seriously in all fields of life. Including politics. As the political establishment is focused on round three of the same ‘to Bibi, or not to Bibi’ show, Odeh is trying to bring Arabs inside Israel’s process in a way that has not happened before.
Gideon Saar, a former interior minister, failed to dethrone Netanyahu.
Make sure to submit your burning questions about next week’s Israeli elections to the Forward’s brand-new Editor-in-Chief, Jodi Rudoren.
Palestinians just can’t bring themselves to care about Israel ‘annexing’ the Jordan Valley.
If Israeli politicians are unable or unwilling to call out the President when he accuses American Jews of being disloyal, this says something
Trump tweeted that Muftia Tlaib is a winner because she does not have to see her granddaughter; “May God ruin him,” Tlaib responded.
“Demanding that Israel policy remain bipartisanship means taking the tiny flame of concern for Palestinian rights…and dousing it water.”
Omar and Tlaib were not banned for who they are, they were banned for things they have done and might have done had they been allowed entry.
By denying Reps. Omar and Tlaib entry to Israel, Netanyahu is exposing that he has vulnerabilities to hide. American Jews must uncover them.
The House Democrats’ trip to Israel didn’t provide a nuanced enough view of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.