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The announcement from J Street that it plans to sponsor a free trip this summer for college-age students, to compete with the popular Birthright Israel program, provoked predictable outrage. Many … more
Back in November, I wrote that the election of Demoratic radicals like Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of Queens, Ilhan Omar of Minnesota and Rashida Tlaib of Michigan wouldn’t have much impact … more
Elections in Israel are less than two months away, and so far the campaign has been dominated by two main stories. One is speculation about whether Israel’s Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit … more
There was a time when Israel and the organized Jewish world didn’t hesitate about supporting left-wing Jewish student groups. Back in the late 1960s and early 1970s, groups like the North … more
One of the constant refrains of pro-Israel activists is the need to keep support for the Jewish state a bipartisan concern, rather than something the major parties battle over. They’re … more
One of the constant refrains of pro-Israel activists is the need to keep support for the Jewish state a bipartisan concern, rather than something the major parties battle over. They’re right … more
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s decision not to extend the mandate of the Temporary International Presence in Hebron (TIPH) observers is likely to be denounced as yet another … more
The alliance between African-Americans and Jews during the struggle for civil rights has often been invoked when tensions between the two have arisen in the years since the 1960s. Yet the memory … more
Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) is the poster child for the Republican Party’s problem with right-wing extremism. His fate also provides an object lesson in how American democracy … more
It may be that supporters of President Donald Trump and those who back the Israeli government led by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu are now so … more
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