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
Appears his health problems have affected his memory. In 2000, he presented a plan that Israel agreed to which would have given the Palestinians just about everything they were demanding. Arafat deemed it inadequate and rejected it. Years later, Arafat publicly stated he regretted that decision and that he should have accepted the offer. Blaming the Palestinians though may shut off the Saudi spigot financing much of his and Carter's income, and Obama's to come.