When other excuses collapse to the honest lens of public transparency, the Hamas card is predictably played with almost sneering contempt for the world’s ability to pierce half-truths.
Israel is not Judaism. We can and should have a healthy debate about Israel’s policies and U.S. policy on Israel, just like we debate anything else in politics.
I was told again and again to stand up when someone’s being mistreated. So I realized I had to stand up for Palestinians. Now that Israel has killed dozens of Palestinian protesters in an obviously gross human rights violation, can we get something straight? You can criticize Israel without being anti-Semitic. I grew up Jewish, in an