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 | 1 comments
not New Jewish Tel Aviv. Face it, when it came to expelling Jews, the Arabs were much more adept at picking on the old traditional Jews who lived next to them, than the new Jewish fighters who could take the battle to the enemy. Entire old Jewish communities , in Hebron, in Safed, and in towns in the Galillee came to an end in the Arab violence of 1929 and 1936.