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
I think it's appropriate that signs in Israel are in Hebrew, English and Arabic. I think it's also appropriate for Israelis to learn Arabic in school. At the same time I think it must be made clear that Israel is a Jewish state and this is a prerequisite for any peace agreement.