“This is stupidity,” he said. “It cannot be explained. It is folly, ridiculous.”
Like Beinart’s interrogation, the passage of the Nation State Law elicited an outpouring of opposition by Jews who consider themselves liberal.
Devastating as Beinart’s experience was, for many Palestinians, reaching Ben Gurion for an interrogation is an unthinkable fantasy.
Beinart’s airport ordeal of being questioned is part of a series of events that have been taking place this summer at Israel’s entry borders.
When the Netanyahu government treats journalists and activists like potential terrorists at the border, how does that make anyone safer?
“Israel is an open society which welcomes all — critics and supporters alike,” a statement read.
Sanders, Warren and 11 other senators signed a letter urging Trump “to do more to alleviate the ongoing humanitarian crisis in the Gaza Strip.”
Peter Beinart regularly offers intelligent, nuanced, moral and reflective analysis of the tragic Israel-Palestinian conflict.
Why are thousands of Palestinians risking their lives by running toward the Israeli snipers who guard the fence that encloses Gaza? Are Americans complicit in the “human nightmare” in Gaza? Is there an alternative to Hamas, violence and devastation?
“Yesterday my 9 year old saw some footage from Charlottesville. Then she asked me if there would be a second Holocaust,” he tweeted.