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 | 2 comments
First of all, Israel does not have church/state separation now. But that is besides the point. The bottom line is that if Israelis don't do something soon to reign in the Jaliban (Jewish Taliban), then Israel will one day find itself a Jewish version of Iran. Iran claims to be a democracy, with theocrats having the "final say", Some democracy.