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.
A diplomatic solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is unlikely anytime soon. So what should civil society be doing in the interim?
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.
Was Yousafzai comparing the conflict to the Holocaust? Or just drawing similarities between Anne Frank and Palestinian children?
Thousands of Palestinians demonstrated, scores were hurt and at least one killed in clashes with Israeli troops.
An Israeli man was stabbed to death in the southern Israeli city of Arad in what police said was “most probably a terrorist attack”.
If the Jewish community truly cares about free speech, we need to be consistent in standing for it — on the left and the right.
“My dream has come true. Hopefully, it will become even better when my husband is released.”
Underlying these criticisms is the notion that in keeping its focus on Jews in Israel, Birthright is espousing bigotry. This is nonsense.
A modest proposal: if all Palestinians converted to Judaism, we wouldn’t have any more demographic issues