It is clear to almost every Jew that prejudice against us is different.
In justifying the new sale of the Small Diameter Bomb (SDB), the administration stated that the "size and accuracy of the SDB I allows for an effective munition with less collateral damage."
Borgen was kicked, punched, maced, and beaten to the ground by a group of several men on Thursday while on his way to attend a pro-Israel rally in Manhattan.
The professional soccer player said a group of Palestinian men approached him. One had "disgust in his eyes" and rushed to attack him, until a woman stopped the attack.
"It's like a Charlottesville every day when someone is driving down the street targeting Jewish neighborhoods," Anti-Defamation League CEO Jonathan Greenblatt said on Friday.
"I think that...my party still supports Israel," Biden said. "Let's get something straight here, until the region, says unequivocally, they acknowledge the right of Israel to exist as an independent Jewish state. There will be no peace," he finished.
It is important to remember that the recent violence in the Middle East is between an oppressor—the occupier— and the victims of oppression - the occupied.
Borgen was badly beaten during a clash between pro-Israel and pro-Palestinian protesters.
A spokesperson for the NYPD informed Newsweek via email that a 23-year-old male was taken into custody and officers are continuing to investigate the situation.
Footage has gone viral online of a schoolgirl appearing to cut down the flag of Israel and replacing it with the Palestinian flag.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has correctly expressed concern in the past that political rhetoric could endanger her and her colleagues. Unfortunately, her view that overheated demagoguery puts people at risk doesn't extend to Jews.
"I can't really begin to describe how it feels to have lost 22 members of our extended family," says Husam El-Qoulaq from San Diego.
The conflict between protestors and Israeli police occurred after Friday prayers at Al-Aqsa, which is a flashpoint holy site sacred to both Muslims and Jews.
General Hossein Salami, chief of Iran's Revolutionary Guard, said that "we called it Gaza so that God willing it can be an eternal honor for those who are resisting the Zionist invasion."
A ceasefire between Israel and Hamas was agreed on Thursday evening after 11 days of violence in the region.
While Jews are the numerical majority within the State of Israel, zooming out into the region reveals they are a tiny minority in a predominantly Arab and Islamic region, in which generally unarmed minorities are doomed to expulsion or massacres.
President Joe Biden said that he believes "the Palestinians and Israelis equally deserve to live safely and securely and to enjoy equal measures of freedom, prosperity and democracy" on Thursday, just before a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas was set to take effect.
With Israel continuing to pummel Hamas, and growing support for Palestinians within his own party, Biden seemed to have no good options. Yet he comes out of the crisis with more freedom to do what he actually wants: Seek a deal with Iran.
Israel's U.N. ambassador said if the U.N. "strengthens Hamas, it will make the possibility of Hamas replacing the Palestinian Authority much more likely and eliminate the chance of future dialogue between Israelis and Palestinians."
A Hamas official called Israel's declared cease-fire "a victory to the Palestinian people."
Israel destroyed a 12-story office and residential building on Saturday that was home to offices for the Associated Press and Al-Jazeera.
The head of the Red Cross sub-delegation in Gaza, Mirjam Muller, called for a pause in fighting Thursday to allow for "a breather" so people can shop for food, see a doctor if needed and tend to their needs.
"After 11 days of this operation, every Israeli citizen will ask themselves: What did the government really want to achieve with this military operation? What is its policy and strategic long-term aim concerning Hamas in Gaza?" Lapid wrote.
"The brutal system that controls Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories is ideologically founded upon Jewish supremacy, rules over the lives of Arab and Jewish citizens of Israel alike," the letter said.
President Joe Biden told Israel on Wednesday that he expected "a significant de-escalation today on the path to a cease-fire", which led to pushback from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Ted Cruz has criticized Joe Biden's administration for its stance on the conflict in Gaza. He called on the president to stand with Israel amid ongoing tensions in the region.
"At a time when so many, including President Biden, support a ceasefire, we should not be sending 'direct attack' weaponry to Prime Minister Netanyahu to prolong this violence," Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said on Wednesday.
A majority of U.S. states have passed laws limiting support for the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel, with most explicitly banning states from doing business with companies that support BDS.
"It is going to require the Arab world deciding that peace with Israel is important for solving the Palestinian issue," former President George W. Bush said during an interview with Fox News.