If the prospects for a two-state solution continue to fade because of policies advocated by Netanyahu, the consequences will be dire for all of us.
One recent Thursday, events on three continents laid bare the colliding paranoias that keep the Middle East boiling. J.J. Goldberg takes it all apart.
The fantasy that Israel controls the West Bank as Israel depends on American Jewish political power. Due to demographics, that power will likely fade.
Two states is the only way that Israel will be able to keep both its Jewish and democratic character.
For the last 20 years, Northern Ireland has been a testing ground for projects of reconciliation and models of sharing decision making.
In press remarks, Trump and Netanyahu refused to even use the term that was once the bedrock of U.S. and Israeli policy.
J Street accused the Trump team of “dangerous ignorance about the nature of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and what it will take to end it.”
Pollsters found that 53% of Israelis and 52% of Palestinians remain in favor of a two-state settlement.
What if the Two-State Solution is dead?
It’s a dilemma many left-wing Jewish activists are facing these days: How should doves deal with President Donald Trump’s pivot to Middle East peacemaking? Can the same activists who fought fiercely against Trump’s election and who oppose almost everything he stands for embrace the president’s effort to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict?