Friedman Vote: Will Democrats Stand up to Israel’s Settlements?

by Naomi Dann The Senate Foreign Relations Committee (SFRC) voted 12 to 9 to approve President Trump’s pick for ambassador to Israel, David Friedman. While Friedman is likely to be confirmed by the full Senate as early as this week,… Continue Reading  

A Palestinian Woman Finds Hope in American Jewish Resistance

by Samah Salaime Several days ago I returned from 10 days of traveling in the United States. Throughout my stay I met many Jews, some more progressive and liberal than others. I met Americans of Palestinian, Syrian, Iraqi, and Moroccan… Continue Reading  

The Middle East Vision of Bernie Sanders

by Mitchell Plitnick Senator Bernie Sanders is no stranger to igniting fiery passions with his views and speeches. But he is better known for doing so on economic and even social issues than on foreign policy. At the annual conference… Continue Reading  

Sanders Talks Israel, Trump, and Anti-Semitism at J Street

Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) gave the following speech at the J Street Conference on February 27, 2017. Thank you for inviting me to address you here today. It’s a pleasure to be here with J Street, which has been such a strong… Continue Reading  

Trump’s Pick for Ambassador to Israel Could Kill the Two-State Solution

by Eli Clifton This article was first published by the The Nation and was reprinted here with permission. Copyright The Nation.  Early in his unconventional candidacy, Donald Trump embraced the possibility that he would kick the failed cycle of repeated US-brokered… Continue Reading