Yael Patir, Israel director of the left-leaning U.S. Jewish body, sat down with Haaretz to talk about Trump, the gap between U.S. and Israeli Jews, and the growing anger at the Israeli peace camp. Though she concedes boycott efforts by some on the left have a negative effect, she rejects calls to keep peace efforts local.01:12 01.05.16 | 2 comments
"Israeli presence and `occupation` in any of these places is not at all illegal under international law, and Kofi Annan admitted as much. Israel is permitted to remain in all of these places indefinintely pending a final agreement on their status." Kofi Annan was talking about the military presence and military occupation. Absolutely not about the profiteers of the occupation.