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Seth Rogen speaking at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on November 8, 2019 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Corey Levine welcomes Seth Rogen to the community of Jews who have challenged Israel. “I have traveled from the belief in the righteousness of the promised land to a belief in the righteousness of the Palestinian solidarity movement,” Levine writes. “It’s a one-way trip.”

Palestinian workers spray disinfectant outside an UNRWA school as a preventive measure amid fears of the spread of the coronavirus, in Deir Al Balah in the Gaza Strip, on April 2, 2020. (Photo: Ashraf Amra/APA Images)

The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) recently launched an appeal for $14 million in anticipation of a coronavirus outbreak in Palestinian refugee camps. It’s an indication of the dire financial straits the agency is in, particularly since the US – once its major donor – cut its annual $360 million donation in August 2018.

(Illustration: Katie Miranda)

From Judith Mahoney Pasternak, “How do you feel now/You who were David for three thousand years/The lone shepherd boy/Armed only with stones, against a monster/Who would destroy your people/And only you to save them?”

Benjamin Netanyahu has the inside track to remain prime minister of Israel because he supports the “Jewish identity” of the state, says political scientist Tamar Hermann. The left is a marginal factor in the Israeli election in September, and Israeli Jews overwhelmingly don’t want Palestinians in any governing coalition. The only thing Israeli Jews and Palestinians agree on is that the Trump peace plan won’t work.