Middle East education

We’ve Got It Backward: Israel Education Should Come First, Then Advocacy

The evidence is growing that we may be fighting the wrong battle in the struggle to support Israel these days.

07/19/2011
Editor And Publisher

The situation is grim, if not alarming: Jerusalem is increasingly on the defensive diplomatically, faced with a United Nations vote for a Palestinian state in September, and a range of outside efforts aimed at undermining the legitimacy of the Jewish State, from boycotts to flotillas. What’s more, there is concern that the circle-the-wagon response in Jerusalem to these threats can lead to more problems; witness the recent passage of anti-boycott resolution in the Knesset that has been widely criticized as undemocratic, even among mainstream Jewish organizations.

Gary Rosenblatt
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