“Is there anyone whose positions on Israel should disqualify him from any position in any Jewish institution? Suppose someone supports a boycott of Israel, or turning it into a state of all its citizens. Could he not serve as an accountant of a Jewish federation or a Bible teacher in a Jewish school?”
—US-based Maariv reporter, Shmuel Rosner, examines the questions that have arisen over the battle against the appointment of an anti-occupation Jewish-American historian as the head of the Center for Jewish History.*
Quote of the Day #2:
"The Israeli government has lost all its inhibitions, while promoting settlement expansion at a record pace for recent years and distancing us daily from the possibility of a two state solution."
--Peace Now said in settlement construction report, noting that, since the beginning of the year, Israel authorities have promoted 6,742 settlement housing units.**