Why has Israel banned Jewish leftists but not members of Nazi-linked groups?


by Natasha Roth Israel’s latest step in its self-described “offensive” against the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement is to include Jewish Voice for Peace, the Palestine Solidarity Campaign, and the American Friends Service Committee on a list of organizations whose leading members are banned from entering the… Continue Reading  

Rebecca Vilkomerson on Boycotting Israel and Other Issues


by Mitchell Plitnick Rebecca Vilkomerson has been a member of Jewish Voice for Peace since 2001 and the group’s Executive Director since 2009. She lived with her family in Israel from 2006-2009. In 2010 she was named one of the… Continue Reading  

Israel/Palestine: Bad Policy, Bad Politics


by James J. Zogby  To understand why the United States fails so miserably in efforts to achieve an Israeli/Palestinian peace, all you need to do is take a look at the mix of bad policy and bad politics found in… Continue Reading  

EXCLUSIVE: ADL’s “Anti-Israel” List


by Eli Clifton An internal Anti-Defamation League (ADL) document acquired by LobeLog shows the 103-year-old group, founded “to stop the defamation of the Jewish people and to secure justice and fair treatment for all,” grouping “U.S. Civil Rights Organizations” under… Continue Reading  

The Iran Deal and American Jews


by Naomi Dann Far too much of the analysis of the nuclear deal with Iran has focused on what the American Jewish community and Israeli leaders think, as if those opinions were more important than those of the other Americans,… Continue Reading