Dershowitz despises J Street for precisely the reason younger Jews, members of Congress, frustrated Israelis, and the Obama administration welcome it. It represents a new kind of pro-Israel activism, and Dershowitz is old school.
In the face of allegations that it used live ammunition on unarmed protesters, and following inconsistent statements from soldiers, Israeli Defense Forces have launched an investigation into the shooting deaths of two Palestinian teenagers.
More than a thousand activists from around 40 countries remained in Cairo after the Egyptian government declined them entry due to the "sensitive situation" in the Palestinian territory. When was it not a "sensitive situation" in Palestine?
Much is heard of violence in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, but the story of the determined, long-term nonviolent resistance of many Palestinian villagers to the loss of their lands, striking as it may be, is seldom told.