Last Friday, as election results in Israel became clear and as final touches were being put on the U.S. Middle East peace plan, a.k.a. “the deal of the century,” a group of Jewish organizations sent a letter to President Trump essentially asking him to rein in Israel’s re-elected prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Nathan Guttman on the upcoming Israeli elections and Benjamin Netanyahu’s play on American politics
As Israeli elections near, Moment looks at the history of political slogans in the country’s elections. From Mapai to Rabin, Netanyahu and Benny Gantz.
Nathan Guttman on Trump’s Jewish American Jexodus, AIPAC and J Street
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Nathan Guttman’s Weekly Column on Donald Trump, Israel, and building the wall, political Twitter feuds And Rashida Tlaib’s Israel Trip.
In the roller coaster known as the Trump presidency, nothing lasts forever, and the president’s recent decision to pull American troops out of Syria is seen as a diplomatic and strategic blow to Israel.
Natalie Portman made a political statement: You, Mr. Netanyahu, she said, are not the state.