Word on the Street: Israel's Friends Are Worried

January 24th, 2016

These friends see that the current Israeli leadership is protecting and prioritizing the settlement movement at the expense of Israel’s future as a liberal democracy, and they are trying to do anything reasonable and in their power to avert catastrophe. One can imagine they don’t relish the role of critic. But they also understand their inaction could prove disastrous. Read More...

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Word on the Street: A looming threat to Israeli democracy

January 5th, 2016

As American Jews, we rightfully celebrate Israel’s democracy and proudly declare our commitment to defending Israel from the threats it faces. What, then, could be more important than standing up against this looming threat to Israeli democracy? Read More...

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The spirit that built the state of Israel was not grounded in negativity and fear.

November 12th, 2015

The choice of path ahead presents a fundamental divide between a future grounded in pessimism and fear and one of optimism and hope, grounded in the Jewish and democratic values on which the state of Israel was founded. Read More...

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Journey to the World Zionist Congress

October 18th, 2015

Do we want an Israel where money is syphoned from underdeveloped communities inside the Green Line to fund settlements that entrench an occupation which puts the two-state solution at risk? Read More...

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Word On The Street: The Edge of a Volcano

October 15th, 2015

Both sides must realize that they have no choice other than to negotiate a just end to this conflict, and that can only come through a two-state solution. Without the ability to exercise their right to self-determination, Palestinians will continue to resist with whatever means they have at their disposal. Read More...

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