As I desperately search my neighbors' lawns and bumpers for signs of their political affiliation, I wonder: Is this the role of democratic elections? To instill fear, division and hatred in the hearts of the masses?
Once again, the Israeli government is putting the left on the defensive by questioning the legitimacy of a citizen’s right to speak out against the occupation. That’s been Netanyahu’s strategy all along.
Hundreds died fleeing Egypt, not because of repression but because there are no jobs, but the president has other priorities than fixing the economy.
At least Lara Friedman didn’t give the hate-filled, anti-Israel screed at the UN offered by B’Tselem. But on the terror and rejectionism on the Palestinian side, she was unaccountably silent.
Without slighting the courage needed to defy a country’s official consensus, in Israel they found a way to remove the sting even from the non-violent struggle.
On the contrary, anywhere you look in early Islamic literature, if it discusses the city at all you’ll find its Jewish connection.
Obama has his priorities wrong. Instead of stopping Assad’s butchery in Syria, he worries about Israeli 'occupation of Palestinian lands.'
Though softer in wording than the initial resolution, Wednesday's vote will still omit any reference to the Temple Mount and the Western Wall in their Jewish context.
U.S. Election 2016
In a speech outlining his plan for the first 100 days in office, the Republican presidential candidate also brings up personal affronts.