Susie Becher

Susie Becher

Susie Becher was born in Montreal, Canada, and is a graduate of McGill University. She immigrated to Israel in 1975. She was employed as an Associate Editor and later as Local Manager of the open source center at the US Embassy in Tel Aviv from 1984 to 2018.  She was a founding member of the Shahar Movement established by former Israeli Justice Minister Yossi Beilin in 2001. After Shahar merged with the Meretz Party in 2003, she was elected to the Meretz General Assembly and to its National Executive and continues to serve in those positions. She is a member of the Policy Working Group, which comprises activists engaged in international advocacy to achieve a resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Ms. Becher is Managing Editor of the Palestine-Israel Journal, the only independent, locally produced publication that provides in-depth analysis and provides in-depth analysis from the perspective of both sides.


Will Biden Recognize the Moral Imperative to End the Occupation?
Renewing aid, including funding for UNRWA and USAID operations in Palestine; reopening the PLO Mission in Washington; and reopening the U.S. Consulate in East Jerusalem as a direct channel to Ramallah would constitute important first steps, but the Biden administration must do more to get the two sides back to the negotiating table.
The Trump Plan: Personal Views from Palestine and Israel
With its vested interest in the preservation of international law, the world will not accept the plan's legitimization of Israel’s annexation of Palestinian lands.


  • Ignoring the occupation is not a sustainable policy
  • I scream, you scream, everyone’s screaming about ice cream
  • Meretz must not fail the Citizenship Law test
  • We don’t need a process; we need peace
  • Why the world should recognize Palestine now
  • If it walks like a duck…
  • Free the hostages
  • Democratic platform doesn’t augur well for end to Israeli impunity
  • With Trump's help, Netanyahu is making the occupation permanent

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