Last month, Netanyahu said Israel would allow Congresswomen Omar and Tlaib into the country. But after private pressure and public threats from Trump, he suddenly reversed course. The decision is disastrous for Israel, but great for the American president. And that’s the point.
As a wave of anti-Israel hate spreads from elite college campuses to public high schools, some Massachusetts parents wanted to fight back. But they were not joined by the major Jewish organizations. What happened in Newton?
I’ve lived in Israel for years and saw the nation in all its wonderful complexity. And even though I’m a big Lorde fan, I knew I wouldn’t be able to enjoy her concert now that she had sided with the BDS movement.