American Jews have power to oppose Israeli gov’t–Will they use it?

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by Joshua Leifer Princeton University Hillel sparked controversy last month after announcing it would indefinitely postpone a scheduled speech by Israeli Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely. The decision came after protests by students from the Alliance of Jewish Progressives and other groups,… Continue Reading  

Dov Waxman: “Israel is becoming a divisive issue in American politics”

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by Mitchell Plitnick 1. FOUNDATION FOR MIDDLE EAST PEACE: In your latest book, you explore a growing divide in the American Jewish community over Israel. In the current presidential election, Israel has been at issue a number of times: Donald… Continue Reading  

Silent Arrogance: Netanyahu at the UN

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by Mitchell Plitnick Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made his appearance at the United Nations General Assembly today, one day after a speech by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. Nothing of substance is going to change as a result of these… Continue Reading  

Support for Iran Deal Stronger among US Jews than General Public

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by Jim Lobe With results likely to upset hawkish leaders of the organized Jewish community, a new nationwide poll of 1,000 self-identified U.S. Jews has found stronger backing for President Obama’s efforts to forge a nuclear deal with Iran than… Continue Reading