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
The main problem lies in population growth. There is no economic system which would support the welfare of the society where each family has 8-10 children. This means for Europe of 19th century, for developing world of 21st century including Jews and Arabs and for the Earth as a whole. Such population growth brings poverty, poverty brings despair, despair brings extremism and extremism brings religious fanatism.