Once upon a time Israel saw American Jews as a life-line, a godsend, an font of wealth and support. Now Israelis seem to view American Jews with an arrogant distain shaded with contempt. The two major Jewish populations of the world, America's 6.5 million Jews, and Israel's 5.6 million spin ever further apart driven by Israel's belief that it may treat America's Jews with contempt while retaining their favor.
Chief PA negotiator Erekat: Talks to minimize IDF control in W. Bank's Area A ended (Haaretz)
from the article: Conversions bill sets Netanyahu on collision course with U.S. Jews
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