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
If Shalit is released conditions in Gaza might improve. But then again they might not. Gazans have absolutely no reason to rely on or even expect benevolence from Israel. Why should they care about the condition of one of their oppressors? He is in no worse shape than Palestinians held under administrative detention.