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  

What Linda Sarsour Said

by Mitchell Plitnick Palestinian-American activist Linda Sarsour has been in the spotlight quite a bit in recent weeks. Her role in organizing the anti-Trump Women’s March, which drew larger crowds than Donald Trump’s inauguration and mightily rankled the incoming president,… Continue Reading  

Israel Passes “Dissenter Ban” Barring Entry to Boycott Advocates

by Mairav Zonszein As Donald Trump signed a revised travel ban against nationals of six Muslim countries and many refugees, Israel’s Knesset passed a law that bars giving temporary visas or residency to any non-Israeli citizen who has publicly called… Continue Reading  

Israeli Occupation Is Poisoning America’s Democracy

by Lara Friedman As Americans come out in huge numbers to challenge the illiberal policies of President Donald J. Trump, they should be mindful of developments in and emanating from another increasingly illiberal democracy: Israel. In power in Israel for… Continue Reading  

AIPAC Touts Its Accomplishments

by Lara Friedman [As we have over the past two years, LobeLog is posting excerpts from the Legislative Round-up published weekly when Congress is in session by the inimitable Lara Friedman of Americans for Peace Now about what Congress is up… Continue Reading