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
That sounds like a more precise description. There should be a clear distinction between elections in democratic countries, flawed as they are, and bloody farces like this. How many more lives will be sacrificed on the altar of Assad and his family's ego and greed? The idea that he can lead Syria to peace and reconciliation is a monstrous joke.