“They are an occupied people and I regret chickening out after 2002 and not staying on that story and adding my voice as a Jew,” he said on Fox News.
The State Department last month announced that it had put a hold on $65 million of the $125 million annual allocation to UNRWA.
Around five million Palestinians around the Levant depend on UNRWA for public school education, health clinics, social services and employment.
The only way for Israel to effectively cease comparisons to South Africa is for it to end its system of apartheid in Hebron.
I believe history will look back at Lorde’s decision as an important step on the path to freedom, justice and equality in Palestine/Israel.
Like men’s willful blindness of sexism, American Jews’ relationship with Palestinian suffering is one of oppression and deliberate ignorance.
If there was anything historic about Trump’s Jerusalem move, it was the depths of dishonesty to which Orthodox rabbis sank in order to praise it.
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.
Yes, Jerusalem is Israel’s capital. But something else is obvious too: Israel and the Palestinians are radically unequal negotiating partners