Israel’s government has failed to distinguish between establishing good working relations with the new administration and sycophancy. Progressive Israelis must step in and speak out on behalf of U.S. Jews.
Chaim Landau is an associate at Shatil, the action arm of the New Israel Fund. He is founder of Perspectives Israel, which educates about the complexity of the challenges facing Israel. He lives in Jerusalem.
The even-less-grounded cousin of truthiness is infecting U.S. political discourse. In Israel, where Israeli politicians and citizens avoid the term 'occupation' like the plague, it's about to mark its fiftieth year.