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
During the years prior to 9/11 Netanyahu did indeed sing different tunes, that is, his main concern was terrorism and security for Israel, but reality of the situation has made not only him but others within his coalition, comprehend that for the Jewish state security means recognizing a Palestinian state beside Israel. Yes Netanyahu was a provocateur in it came to Israeli politics, but this man's personae somewhat represents many Israelis hardline stance, so what are you going to say about that? We're in the minority, you and I, and that's the way it is.