Analysis: Deborah Lipstadt's trip, her first as the US State Department's anti-Semitism monitor, aimed to soften Riyadh's image while laying the groundwork for continued steps towards normalisation with Israel.
As violence escalates in Sheikh Jarrah, where Palestinians face expulsion, the US Democratic delegation's trip to Jerusalem sends a clear message to Israel that it may act with impunity regarding Palestinians' human rights, writes Mitchell Plitnick.
Going after Ben & Jerry's for halting sales in Occupied Palestine, Democratic and Republican senators argue that Israeli settlements constitute part of the Israeli state, revealing a bipartisan support for land annexation, writes Mitchell Plitnick.
Without putting up a fight, the Biden administration shelved its own plan to reverse Trump’s course. But if it is unable to stand up to its prickly ally on this issue, there is little hope for peace talks, writes Mitchell Plitnick.
Opinion: Amazon and Google have shown no sign of reconsidering their participation in Israeli “Project Nimbus,” and seem to prefer to ignore the controversy in the hope it will blow over. But that may not be a sure thing, writes Mitchell Plitnick.
Opinion: Deborah Lipstadt is a fierce free speech advocate. But with increasing efforts to conflate antisemitism with anti-Zionism, she is likely to play a major role in that debate as well, and her history there is spotty, writes Mitchell Plitnick.