Recognizing the central role of the United States both in terms of its historic alliance with Israel and its efforts to facilitate a resolution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, B’Tselem has established an American presence to inform the political and public discourse in this country and to ensure that human rights are a centerpiece of both the bilateral relationship as well as diplomatic efforts.


US Office Highlights

David Broza and Yael Dayan

B'Tselem USA hosted Yael Dayan and David Broza yesterday at Congregation Beit Simchat Torah, in New York's West Village, for a discussion of the human rights concerns inevitable in a situation of prolonged occupation, reflecting on Israel's past and prospects for a secure and peaceful future.

Senator George Mitchell and Uri Zaki, Director of B'Tselem USA

B’Tselem USA Director Uri Zaki joined fellow experts on policy in Syria, Libya, Israel, and the occupied territories this week on a panel at the “Enriching the Middle East’s Economic Future Conference,” also known as the 12th Doha Forum. The panel addressed minority affairs in Middle Eastern countries.

Read Uri Zaki's op-ed in The New York Jewish Week, "Celebrate Israel in its Entirety."

Are you tired of your uncle depicting you as the “wicked child” at the Passover Seder table just because you are willing to ask the tough questions about human rights in Israel and the occupied territories? The answer is not to become the “silent child.”