“Filmmakers know that addressing the conflict can make or break a film, or a career,” says Orr. But done well, the rewards can be worth it.
The devastating October 7 attack by Hamas on Israel and the ensuing war, along with the contradictory and perplexing media accounts of the clash, underscore the necessity for a nuanced understanding of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
“If you want to talk to me, talk to me about the future, about what is next.”
Moment Institute Fellow Nathan Guttman explores the week’s most recent political topics in the Jewish world—cease-fires in Israel, public opinion on the Israel-Gaza war, and historical examples that can help us understand what is happening in the world today.
Washington is trying to outline a general set of principles for Israel to understand, and hopefully follow.
Eventually every Israeli prime minister reaches the moment in which the U.S. administration pulls out the diplomatic lexicon to “express concern,” or “ask for explanations,” or sometimes even “strongly condemn” Israel’s actions in the West Bank and toward the Palestinians.
It’s been just over a year since the Abraham Accords were signed in a majestic ceremony on the White House’s South Lawn. A lot has changed since then.