For the Israeli left, Bernie Sanders' failure with voters of color and minorities is all too familiar.
Vered Kellner has worked as a journalist in Israel for 17 years, including at Kol HaIr, Maariv and the Globes business paper's 'G' weekend supplement. She recently moved with her family from Tel Aviv to New York.
After years of being fed hate and incitement, the Republican and Likud party bases rewarded cheerleaders Trump and Netanyahu over the bloodied remains of their parties' former values.
Instead of repaying their sisters for the paths they opened for them, millennial women are spitting in their faces, turning their backs on Hillary and complaining about the lack of diversity in the Oscars.
What links the murder of a couple in the West Bank and the graphic 'rape video' from a sleazy Tel Aviv club
It's great that Ireland is embracing the right of gay men and women to marry, but it still bans abortions. Why have women's rights gotten stuck in the mud?
Israelis with conciliatory leftist views are used to being treated like cold-hearted traitors, but the Gaza conflict has polarized opinion against them even further.
I stalked the family about to make aliyah from their comfortable lives in Manhattan: Did they realize the price of the 'belonging' they sought, joining the Israeli cauldron of sadness, violence and dissonance?
How much promise there was in the new feminist world imagined by Marlo Thomas and friends, and how much disappointment since. No wonder it reminded me of Israel.
Speakers at a New York conference on feminism and orthodoxy heralded progress on the issues of agunot and egalitarian worship while recognizing the long road still ahead.
It's impossible to imagine an Israeli chief rabbi with the guts and vision of Pope Francis. Even worse, it looks like the Catholics now have all the best jokes.