Lets enjoy our self-delusionary bubble. Let's not talk about the regime of control we Jews have created to keep Palestinians off-balance and in fear
Don Futterman is the Program Director for Israel for the Moriah Fund, a private American Foundation, working to strengthen civil society and promote democracy and peace in Israel. He can be heard weekly on TLV1’s The Promised Podcast.
This year's Purim casting is a bit sticky, imperfect and Oedipal, but some of the alignments are too perfect to ignore.
Liberal democratic values are under attack in both America and Israel. But in Israel, the assault's already gone on for years, led by fanatics and unobstructed by a cowardly prime minister.
Exclusive excerpts from Donald Trumps own Inaugural notes. *Satire
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Donald Trump should take a look at Israeli minister Miri Regev to see how to really threaten artists and dictate a national cultural agenda.
Once again, the Israeli government is putting the left on the defensive by questioning the legitimacy of a citizens right to speak out against the occupation. Thats been Netanyahus strategy all along.
Israel's police force's record of brutality and over-policing against Israelis of Ethiopian descent mean, just like their peers in the U.S., young black Israelis are growing up in an atmosphere of fear and intimidation.
Forget the candidates' AIPAC love-in. With the possible exception of Hillary Clinton, theyre all in basic agreement with Obama: pulling back from the Middle East is crucial for Americas future.
Fearful of selling out, Sanders young, progressive and universalist Jewish supporters wont go canvassing for Hillary; they may even be considering not voting at all. But Trump will change all that.