Tagged Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir

Op-Ed: Why Jews should not visit China, regardless of what Israel does

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife, Sara, visit the Great Wall of China, May 9, 2013. (Avi Ohayon/GPO/FLASH90)

  WASHINGTON (JTA) — Should American Jews provide tourist dollars to a regime that massacres dissidents, facilitates genocide and finances Israel’s enemies? A spate of upcoming Jewish tours of China has raised anew an old and troubling question about the conflict between tourism and human rights. “Sukkos 2015: Beijing,… Read more »

Samantha Power, U.N.-nominee, highlights Obama’s genocide problem

The nomination of Samantha Power for U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations has drawn the Jewish community’s attention to her controversial 2002 remark about hypothetical U.S. action against Israel to protect Palestinians from genocide. But Power’s confirmation hearing before the U.S. Senate is also likely to address a broader… Read more »