Author Daniel Sokatch

Daniel Sokatch

Daniel Sokatch is the Chief Executive Officer at the New Israel Fund. Read more about Daniel Sokatch...

Here’s to another year of standing with Israel’s change-makers and justice-seekers. It’s time to renew our commitment to them. It’s time to bend the arc.

One reason we have doubled-down on our investment in Israel through our New Initiatives for Democracy program is because we think Israel may be nearing a turning point.

Since the kidnapping and murder of three Israeli teenagers last June and the revenge killing of a Palestinian teenager, we have known that what we are seeing is not just casual violence. Today, it is necessary to see the current situation as structural, not random.

Daniel Sokatch says the 'Jewish State' law, in any of its formulations, would essentially change the nature of the State of Israel.

It’s been another difficult week in Jerusalem. Tension has building over the past months. Indeed, it’s been building since before the terrible events of this past summer.