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
Why is Haaretz giving a continued forum for stoking the flames of blind anti-israel sentiment to the parents of a deceased terrorist sympathizer. Rachel Corrie was not a hero! It is sad for her parents that she is dead, but they merely defend the hollowness and hatefulness of her views so she can be perceived as a martyr instead of a hate-mongering, self important reactionary knee-jerk liberal ignoramus whose thinly veiled sole purpose was to deny the jewish people the only true haven it has known since the time of Christ and find common cause with those terrorists who would murder them, young and old, religious and secular, soldier and civilian alike--in cold blood.