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 | 4 comments
take out or set back Iranian ambitions is advisable as a deterrent in the public forum.It is certain that the conflict will be at least gigantically conventional and devastating to the Israel public, institutions and military. Therefore Israel and her allies ought to assert that the destruction of Iran's nuclear program is secondary to a declaration of war and complete eradication of Iran's conventional capabilities, and those of her allies. All of Israel's capacity needs to be utilized should she have to go it alone. Obviously it would be better if Iran, Syria, and Russia stepped back and calculated the ultimate cost of selling bigotry for domestic gains.