We do not live in an age of moral compromise. We live in an age of moral extremism. Trump is making the Republican Party more nationalistic. Democrats are responding by becoming more universalistic. Trump’s Republican Party is becoming a more naked expression of white, Christian self-interest. Democrats are responding by embracing the interests of people of color more emphatically.
President Donald Trump said he “likes” the two-state solution to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict while reiterating his noncommittal approach. Asked during an interview with Reuters Thursday whether he had backed away from the two-state concept during his Feb. 15 joint White House appearance with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Trump said, “No, I like…
David Friedman had an early test of his ability to speak diplomatically as he sought to wriggle his way out of the holes he had dug himself into in years of acerbic far right-wing writing about Israel and the Jewish community.
Did President Trump just toss decades of American policy on the Middle East in the trash — or was Donald just being the Donald?
In the hours before Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meets with President Donald Trump, Jewish officials are staying mum on a statement from an anonymous White House official that could signal an historic shift in U.S. policy.
WASHINGTON (JTA) — On the eve of a summit between President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, a senior White House official said a two-state solution was not a necessary outcome of peace talks between Israelis and Palestinians. “A two-state solution that doesn’t bring peace is not a goal that anybody wants to…
Apparently the two-state solution isn’t dead.
The status quo is not the ideal solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. But it’s better than any of the alternatives.
A pro-Israel resolution that condemned the United Nations resolution on Israel passed in the House of Representatives by an overwhelming 342-to=80 majority Thursday night.
WASHINGTON (JTA) — One of President-elect Donald Trump’s closest congressional allies has proposed removing all references to two states from a congressional bid to condemn an anti-settlements U.N. Security Council resolution. The three-sentence amendment offered Wednesday by Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, to the resolution introduced earlier this week by Reps. Ed Royce, R-Calif., the chairman…