Israel: Why “It’s Not Apartheid” Arguments Fail

by Dahlia Scheindlin In an impassioned New York Times op ed, Benjamin Pogrund lays down the best possible arguments for why Israel is not an apartheid state. He brings out the full arsenal: his personal experience as a South African. His… Continue Reading  

Don’t Mess with Jerusalem

by James J. Zogby In just a matter of days, President-elect Donald Trump will have to decide on whether or not to make good on his promise to move the US embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. As… Continue Reading  

Israel’s “50 Most Influential Women”—Not a Single Arab

by Samah Salaime Last week the Israeli magazine Lady Globes (put out by business daily Globes) published its list of Israel’s 50 most influential women for 2016. Although it remains unclear what it takes for a woman to make the list — not… Continue Reading  

Palestinians in Israel: Conditional Rights, Conditional Citizenship

by Sawsan Khalife’ In a much-discussed video message to Palestinian citizens of Israel last week, Prime Minister Netanyahu lauded the achievements of Arabs in the arts, business, politics and the legal world. “Israel is strong because of our diversity and pluralism… Continue Reading  

Netanyahu’s Race-Baiting Was Long-Planned

by Mitchell Plitnick Controversial comments by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu about heavy voter turnout in Israel’s Arab sector were not one-time mistakes but part of a broader strategy executed by the Likud campaign, a report broadcast Monday by Israel’s… Continue Reading