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
Do any of you read? The US can and will single-handedly see to it that this resolution fails-we always have. I think it is a travesty of justice, but the fact is that politicians here need the Jewish vote and their campaign contributions. It is unfortunate that the Palestinians are not sitting atop oil or gold. If they were, we would be defending their human rights to hell and back-at least that is what the President would say about the no-fly zone we put over Israel.