Q&A: Special Envoy Jason Greenblatt Details the Thinking Behind the Mideast Peace Plan

By Josh Hasten, Jewish Press— Tasked by U.S. President Donald Trump to help reach the “deal of the century,” Jason Greenblatt, who serves as one of Trump’s top Middle East envoys, has a herculean task before him: to help negotiate the peace plan between the Israelis and the Palestinians. Along with Trump’s son-in-law and senior…

Crisis on campus: A new generation of galvanized young Jews learns how to fight anti-Semitis

BY DEBORAH FINEBLUM, JNS— IfNotNow has a plan. It’s determined, according to its website, to create nothing less than “a movement led by young Jews to reclaim the mantle of Jewish leadership from the out-of-touch establishment.” Or, more specifically, to be “the generation to end our community’s support for the occupation.” Since the term “occupation”…

Trump closing Palestinian mission in pro-Israel move

By Laurie Kellman, AP— President Donald Trump is closing the Palestine Liberation Organization’s mission in Washington, the latest U.S. blow against the Palestinians and an international court during the stalled Mideast peace process. Some things to know: THE GIST The administration’s move to close the PLO office in Washington is not directly connected to the…