Here’s What You Can Do for Middle East Peace

Here’s What You Can Do for Middle East Peace

While news swirled around health care and climate rules last month, another potentially momentous development slipped through the cracks. It was the Senate’s quiet confirmation of David Friedman to serve as the new U.S. ambassador to Israel. That vote threatens...
The Human Cost of Trump’s Muslim Ban

The Human Cost of Trump’s Muslim Ban

Legal challenges to Donald Trump’s “Muslim ban” are mounting. Federal judges have suspended the order, which blocks immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries and suspends refugee settlement from everywhere, while federal cases wind their way...
Israel’s Blockade of Gaza is Inherently Violent

Israel’s Blockade of Gaza is Inherently Violent

This fall, the U.S. agreed to provide $38 billion in military aid to Israel over the next ten years, ensuring America’s continued role in funding the occupation of Palestine. Meanwhile, my friends and colleagues here in Gaza live in fear of another significant Israeli...