Israel’s One-State Reality Is Sowing Chaos in American Politics

by Joshua Leifer For decades, the two-state solution has been the central pillar of the bipartisan pro-Israel consensus in Washington. Since the signing of the Oslo Accords, every single U.S. administration has been committed, at least nominally, to the establishment… Continue Reading  

Democratic Voters Have Known for Some Time What Some Liberals Are Just Now Coming to Terms With: Israel is an Occupier

by James J. Zogby There has been a chorus of liberal lamentations over the flap created by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s decision to deny two US Congresswomen, Rashida Tlaib (MI-D) and Ilhan Omar (MN-D), the right to visit occupied… Continue Reading  

Israeli Contrasts: Likud’s Favoured Soccer Team Veers Left as Bibi Turns Further Right

by James M. Dorsey The contrast could not be starker. As Israel plays a dangerous game of US politics by restricting or banning visits by controversial Democratic members of Congress to seemingly please President Donald J. Trump’s prejudiced electoral instincts,… Continue Reading  

Trump’s Anti-Semitism Spawns Dangerous Reactions

by Mitchell Plitnick When Donald Trump declared that 70-80% of the U.S. Jewish community (the percentage that is voting Democrat these days) suffered from “a total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty,” it set off a firestorm of objections from… Continue Reading  

GOP’s Biggest Donors Laid Groundwork for Trump and Netanyahu’s Targeting of Muslim Congresswomen

by Eli Clifton Media coverage of Israel’s decision to deny entry to Reps. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) and Ilhan Omar (D-MN) has entirely focused on two narratives. Either Trump goaded Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu into denying entry for two of… Continue Reading