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
Even if East Jerusalem is the PA capital, that should not exclude Jews from living there. Historically the West Bank and the Old City were the focal points of ancient Jewish history. More than one million Arabs are Israeli citizens, so why shouldn't Jews be allowed to live in the new state of Palestine? Abbas is calling for ethnic cleansing to make his state judenrein.