Can the left find a way to criticize Israeli policies without being anti-Semitic?
These words were actually uttered by a Hezbollah terrorist. You know, the people who blew up buses of Israeli tourists, sent suicide bombers to synagogues, launched rockets at pre-schools. You know, those guys. "Targeting innocent civilians and killing them is part of a satanic plot being carried out by those terrorists, which aims at tarnishing the concept of jihad and sullying the image of Islam,” Hezbollah said.
"If you imagine an Israeli settler in your mind, what do you see? Did you picture American progressives? 60s peace activists? Affluent suburban couples from Westchester County? Maybe there's more to the settlement movement than you think."
"As of 9:30 p.m. Israeli time, the Foreign Ministry put the number of Israelis who had not yet made contact with relatives in Israel at 31, and said there was no immediate indication that any Israelis were injured in the attack, which took place in the vicinity of the Maccabi kosher restaurant."
The new, fragile relationship between Israel and President Trump has been challenged, as Israeli leaders across the spectrum alternatively question, denounce, or respond with awkward silence to the White House's mixed reaction to rising anti-Semitism and racism in the United States. What's next for the Israel-U.S. relationship in these troubling times? Ask Herb Keinon, a renowned journalist and expert on international affairs during this live, online conversation.