New Israel Fund
“I feel it emboldens extremists on both sides.”
By passing the "transparency" bill, Israel risks joining the ranks of countries like Russia, China and Iran that stifle voices of opposition and view human rights organizations as foreign agents and threats to be eliminated.
On a late Tuesday afternoon, April 8, 2014, I attended a rally sponsored by the JCC protesting UJA's inclusion of "extremist anti-Israel organizations" to march in the Celebrate Israel Parade on June 1 in NYC.
The outrage in some American, Jewish, and Israeli circles over the NIF's inclusion in the highly visible parade, formerly known as the Israel Day Parade, may be more than just a passing horn blast.
At a time when boycott, divestment and sanctions is seen as a viable threat to Israel, many are asking where the oxygen for the BDS movement is coming from.
Can we embrace the numerous challenges Israel faces on behalf of the Global Jewish People, knowing that our disagreements are part of Zionism in-progress? Said simply, is it possible for Jews who disagree to see each other as partners in building our people's home?
Israeli democracy is greatly endangered, and those who will suffer will be the Palestinians, the secular, the foreign workers, the leftists; in short, everyone who isn't haredi, secular nationalist, or religious nationalist.
Is peace ever a possibility? As Shmuel Katz writes in his 1973 classic Battleground, "Peace will not come as long as the
What do you do if an annoying and exasperating friend gets in trouble and really needs your help? And what do you do if that