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
One of the most overly employed tactics of the Israel propaganda machine is to announce how much better Israel is than its neighbours. But Israel is the only one of its neighbours that never ceases to inform us that it is a free and open society, a Western style democracy where all citizens are equal before the law. This segment of 60 Minutes helped the viewing public see that this is a distortion and for that we must be grateful to 60 Minutes for not succumbing to zionist pressure and threats.