Israel-Palestine: Correcting Some Faulty Ideas on Both Sides

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by Mitchell Plitnick Like many of us, I’ve been very busy on social media since Israel began its military operation in Gaza. I see a lot of ignorant nonsense there, and it’s not limited to the pro-Israel side. I also… Continue Reading  

Kerry’s Last-Ditch Effort As Quixotic As Ever

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by Mitchell Plitnick On the eve of US Secretary of State John Kerry’s fifth trip of the year to Israel and the Palestinian Territories, little has changed. Despite Kerry’s entreaties not only to both parties but also to Jewish-Americans to… Continue Reading  

It’s All About The Money: Bolton Cancels Appearance Promoting War With Iran Over Speaking Fee

Reposted by arrangement with Think Progress The 92nd Street Y and the Clarion Fund are having trouble getting the big names attached to their Iran war mongering panelon Nov. 7. First, New York Times Jerusalem Bureau Chief Ethan Bronner canceled his appearance on… Continue Reading