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America has long been viewed as the quintessential broker of Israeli-Palestinian peace. In his book Brokers of Deceit: How the US Has Undermined Peace in the Middle East, Columbia University Professor Rashid Khalidi argues that it’s no accident peace has not yet materialized. He shows how the US undermines, rather than advancing an agreement, by playing the role of “Israel’s lawyer,” or perhaps its siamese twin.
This season of the Tel Aviv Review is made possible by The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute, which promotes humanistic, democratic, and liberal values in the social discourse in Israel. [/infobox]
Two leading environmental NGOs break ranks with protesting activists, and support plans to build a gas rig 10 km from shore. They say they’re doing what’s best for the environment, but shouldn’t these NGOs do what is best for the activists they represent? https://t.co/iUIYKX6zUv
Israel passes its long embattled “Nation-State” law, declaring that this is definitely, but definitely, a Jewish state. It probably won’t mean much in practice, but it is one helluva symbolic statement. Question is, though, just what is it stating? https://t.co/UsA8oaYyGu
VP @IDIisrael, Yedidia Stern is worried about disturbing the balance of a Jewish & democratic state, as the nation-state law threatens to do. He believes Israel must be a Jewish state, but without a legal anchor for equality, society is in trouble https://t.co/Iw68Qai9X8