Donald Trump’s Israel policies may have more to do with outmaneuvering Democrats than they do with any concern for Middle East peace, argues Jonathan Marshall.
A Palestinian in Jerusalem describes the impact of Trump’s announcement that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel: “Prior to this announcement, we were in the first week of a joyous Christmas… Christmas trees in every shop and restaurant, Santa hats in cars and Christmas carols sung everywhere. Giant Christmas trees lit in the main squares of the cities with tens of thousands of Christians and Muslims celebrating together…”
In open letter, Christian leaders representing dozens of national orgs urge Congress to support free speech, oppose anti-BDS legislation.
A memorial service was held yesterday for The Rev. Dr. Robert Cotton Fite, who had had long worked for Palestinian rights. It is important to remember and celebrate a courageous individual who was committed to justice and human rights for all…