False or inflated charges of anti-Semitism, like those directed at Linda Sarsour, alienate allies, confuse our community and misdirect our energy.
With a few notable exceptions, Democratic leaders have been mostly silent on, or, worse yet, taking credit for Trump’s actions vis-à-vis Jerusalem.
Questioning Israel’s right to exist or calling Zionism a unique evil isn’t criticism of Israel; it’s anti-Semitism masquerading as political critique.
Palestinian leadership cares less about borders or territory than trying to actively demonize, delegitimize and reject the very existence of Israel.
Now that Donald Trump has formally recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, a few things could happen — and most of them are not good.
The majority of the uprising was in fact characterized by incredible, highly effective and sustained grassroots organizing led by women.
President Trump, whether he intended to or not, has called an end to the bluffing game between Israel and Palestine, forcing both to show their cards.
Trump made clear that his recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital should not be taken as the U.S. taking a position on any final status issues.
The behavior of the Orthodox Israeli religious right goes against the standards of rabbinic tradition — and the results aren’t pretty.
Trump bragged that he would achieve “the ultimate deal”. But his Administration has been supporting an ultimate war on the peace process.