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
A tree is like a poem. A human being is made in G-d's image. A Bedouin, a gypsy, a Jew. The JNF should see itself as others have come to see it in this struggle between trees and humans. A tree may be more deserving but the human being cries louder and longer.