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‘Dual Loyalty’? A Liberal Jew Pleads ‘Guilty’

By TTN

The following is most of a Facebook post on the issues swirling around Rep. Ilhan Omar by Walter Ruby, a veteran journalist (posted here at TTN, with his approval): • Ilhan Omar has made me and many American Jews extremely uncomfortable by asserting that US support for Israel is “all about the Benjamins” and raising the […]

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Tzipi Livni Bows Out; What Might Have Been

By TTN

Tzipi Livni is a remarkable figure of the last two decades of Israeli political life.  The progeny of a family of followers of Revisionist (rightwing) Zionist leader, Ze’ev Jabotinsky, she emerged into politics as a Likud MK and then as an important government minister under Ariel Sharon and Ehud Olmert — eventually succeeding Olmert as leader […]

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Jews & Arabs Ally in Tel Aviv Elections

By TTN

On October 30, Israel held its municipal elections across the country.  This post is based upon a PPI blog/Israel Horizons piece by Hillel Schenker, currently a co-editor of the Palestine-Israel Journal and a former chair of Democrats Abroad – Israel.  He reported on those elections, with a focus upon what transpired in his hometown of Tel Aviv.   […]

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Progressive Zionist Support for Airbnb

By TTN Blog

The global booking service, Airbnb, has decided to de-list about 200 lodgings in West Bank settlements.  It continues to list 20,000 lodgings within Green Line Israel and in East Jerusalem and the Golan Heights.  In explaining its decision, the company states at its website that it “does not support the BDS movement, any boycott of Israel, […]

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Kahanists Have No Place in Knesset!

By Ameinu Office

Most major American-Jewish organizations have by now either voiced their concern or condemned the active intervention of Prime Minister Netanyahu to prop up the right-wing bloc of parties he wants in a majority coalition, which he hopes to head after the national elections on April 9th, by encouraging the creation of a new joint electoral […]

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‘Two States/One Homeland’ is All about 2 States

By TTN

On Jan. 15, Partners for Progressive Israel (PPI) sponsored a webinar erroneously entitled “Beyond Two States: Is Confederation the Solution to the Israel-Palestine Conflict?”  All three speakers are Israeli citizens: Galia Golan is a professor emerita at Hebrew University and a longtime left-Zionist peace activist; Thabet Abu Rass is currently the co-CEO of The Abraham Fund […]

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Alice Walker Embraces Antisemitic Writer

By TTN Blog

Best-selling writer Alice Walker has revealed a truth about herself that previously was not seen by TTN editor Ralph Seliger, when he wrote about her strident anti-Israel views back in 2012: she embraces antisemitic conspiratorial thinking about Jews. This JTA/Times of Israel article sums it up, and there is this JTA/TOI follow-up, reporting on how Walker […]

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