Open Letter to Mr. Jamaal Bowman from Rabbi Avi Weiss

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Dear Mr. Bowman, News reports indicate that you were recently endorsed by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, whose record on Israel is deeply distressing and disappointing. Following your expression of gratitude regarding her endorsement, I began looking into your position vis a vis Israel. You’re quoted as saying that American aid to Israel should be conditional on exploring Israel’s human rights record. …

eHeziOpen Letter to Mr. Jamaal Bowman from Rabbi Avi Weiss

The Oslo Blood Libel is Over
By CAROLINE GLICK

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  JERUSALEM, ISRAEL — February 2, 2020 — When you read the Trump plan closely, you realize it is a mirror image of the Oslo Accords. Rather than Israel being required to prove its good will, the Palestinians are required to prove their commitment to peace. From 1994 through 1996, as a captain in the Israel Defense Forces, I served …

TribuneThe Oslo Blood Libel is Over
By CAROLINE GLICK

The Heroic Legacy of the 35
By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

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This past week Israel commemorated the 70th anniversary of one of its most heroic, sad, and yet pivotal battles in its early struggle for independence, among ongoing battles to defend itself until today.  I was reminded of the anniversary when I drove by a pristine Judean mountain location known as “Battle Hill.” But had I forgotten that it was the …

eHeziThe Heroic Legacy of the 35
By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN