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
History will judge whether the dissenting voices saved, or destroyed Israel. Meanwhile, because we are a democracy, you can continue to criticize Israel to your heart’s content, through your writing and speeches. But please don’t delude yourself – your dissenting voice only adds to the hostility of the world against Israel.