The 2022 Annual Assessment
The Situation and Dynamics of the Jewish People Project Head: Shmuel Rosner Contributors: Gabriel Abensour, Nadia Beider, Dan Feferman, Shlomo Fischer, Shuki Friedman, Avi Gil, Noa Israeli, Dov Maimon, Steven Popper, John Ruskay, Adar Schieber, Noah Slepkov, Yedidia Stern, Shalom Salomon Wald, Haim Zicherman Editor: Barry Geltman
New Subjects in the Field
A narrow government with Ben Gvir and Smotrich threatens US-Israel ties
Shared values are a cornerstone of the relationship – appointing senior ministers that incite against Arabs would be a gift to anti-Israel progressives.
Annual assessment for 2022 – main recommendations
The Jewish People Policy Institute (JPPI) Releases 2022 Annual Assessment of the Situation and Dynamics of the Jewish People, Indicators of Jewish Safety and Well-being in Decline.
Biden Middle East Trip: Where National Polarization Meets Party Polarization
Bipartisan congressional support for Israel is eroding and being replaced by political barbs that use Israel a weapon to score political points.
Measuring the Politicization of Israel in Congress
Main Findings: 66% of Congressional Democrats and 94% of Congressional Republicans have tweeted about Israel during the current session of Congress. During the past two sessions of Congress there has been a dramatic increase in the percent of tweets that politicize Israel. In the previous session of Congress, Republicans and Democrats mentioned politics more frequently in their tweets about Israel…
Speaking with the Ambassadors
JPPI will live stream a special event Speaking with the Ambassadors The Triangular Relationship: Jerusalem – Washington – American Jewry Tuesday, March 1, 2022 19:00-20:00 Amb. Dennis Ross JPPI Co-Chair and Amb. Thomas Nides U.S. Ambassador to Israel Introduction by Prof. Yedidia Stern, President of JPPI Public Opinion: Israel, the U.S., and American Jewry Shmuel Rosner, JPPI Senior Fellow Amb.…
Trump’s defeat ends the Israeli right’s long celebration
Published in the Times of Israel Trump’s defeat marks the end of the Israeli right’s four-year celebration. At the global level, Trump has significantly intensified the erosion of the liberal world order. In a world where human rights are underrated, the on-going Israeli occupation provokes less condemnation and the Palestinian plight has been pushed off the agenda. At the regional…
On Israel-Palestine, Biden Is Not Just Another Version of Obama
Published in Haaretz Many in Israel are expressing concern that the administration of President-elect Joe Biden will be a repeat of the Obama administration. But Biden is not Barack Obama and 2021 is not 2009. Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris are traditional Democrats, with a fundamental commitment to Israel whose roots are in part emotional in nature (in contrast…
The Strategic Triangle: Jerusalem-Washington-American Jewry
Lt. Gen. Gadi Eisenkot, 21st IDF Chief of Staff and Amb. Dennis Ross, Co-Chair of the Jewish People Policy Institute, discuss ‘the Strategic Triangle: Jerusalem-Washington-American Jewry’ at the Jewish People Policy Institute in Jerusalem. The event was conducted in Hebrew and English, this video has English subtitles.
Israeli And Diaspora Jews: ‘We Are Siblings, Not Cousins’
For an Israeli like me, the recent visit to Israel of 450 members of the Park Avenue Synagogue is very encouraging. The questions and consternation raised by Rabbi Elliot Cosgrove, the congregation’s leader in his online Opinion piece (“Are We A Nation Or A Religion?” Jan. 14), are evident, and the aspiration to retrieve a common language and to acknowledge…