History Will Frown on Trump’s Heartless Attack on Refugees
History will look back on this as a sad week in the United States — as the week that the president turned his back on people fleeing for their lives, in defiance of a proud…
President Obama Shouldn’t Go It Alone on Middle East
As his administration draws to a close, many have wondered whether the president will seek to lay down a permanent marker on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict before President-Elect Donald Trump assume
U.N. Vote and Kerry Speech Will Impede Prospects For Peace
Whatever the motivation of the Obama Administration, the events of this past week mark a dramatic low point in US-Israeli relations.
Questions about Keith Ellison Reflect Questions about the Democratic Party
The story of Congressman Keith Ellison’s bid to become the next head of the Democratic National Committee is interesting on many levels. ADL already shared our thoughts on the…
Pepe the Frog: Yes, a Harmless Cartoon Can Become an Alt-Right Mascot
Pepe the Frog originated as an innocuous cartoon character in 2005. This week, he was added to the Anti-Defamation League’s Center database of hate symbols.
The Abbas Approach Explains the Failure to Make Peace
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’ statement before the United Nations General Assembly on Thursday revived old hatreds more than it broke new ground.It was…
US Military Aid to Israel Makes Sense for Both Countries
At a time when things seem to be falling apart across the globe, the announcement of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the U.S. and Israel provides a moment of hope…
The Palestinians Are Not ‘Ethnic Cleansing’ Jewish Settlers
If Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s purpose was to criticize the Palestinian leadership, there are many issues he could have raised in his latest short video…