Militarism and nationalism have always been part of the Israeli education system—embedded in history books, on maps on the walls, in cartoons of Palestinians on camels—but things seem to have gone further under Netanyahu's watch.
When I asked US Congressman Jerrold Nadler at a Stand with Israel rally in New York City on Monday whether our government bears any culpability for the mounting civilian death toll in Gaza, he called me an "ass" and stormed away. That's a common reaction…
Since the kidnappings of three Israeli teens, the army has detained more than 400 Palestinians, including the speaker and several elected members of the Palestinian Legislative Council in ongoing raids across the West Bank.
At this year's UN General Assembly, instead of making assertions about Israelis massacring landowners and railing against "Zionist murderers," Iran's new president Hassan Rouhani moved away from the anti-Israel diatribes and focused on the improvement of