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  • Conservative and Reform Jews vs. the AVI CHAI Foundation

    February 29, 2012 | 11:32 am Since I posted last week’s story about the number of Israelis identifying themselves as Conservative and Reform Jews, I’ve been bombarded with emails and calls from people (mostly... read on
  • Norman Finkelstein speaks out on BDS

    February 29, 2012 | 9:46 am
  • February 29, 2012

    February 29, 2012 | 3:50 am Fears grow of Israel-Iran missile shootout American officials are increasingly worried by an imminent an Israeli strike on Iran’s nuclear facilities – and a harsh Iranian response,... read on
  • February 28, 2012

    February 28, 2012 | 4:47 am In once-quiet Jordan, air of unrest looms Jordan may have escaped the turmoil that has swept through the rest of the region, writes Sarah Lynch in USA Today, but many - including the... read on
  • Political time-saver: This short post will save you reading many long stories

    February 27, 2012 | 1:08 pm 1. In the coming days, maybe weeks, you’ll hear many versions of this same question: Can Santorum win over Jewish voters? To save you the time and the trouble of reading all related... read on
  • February 27, 2012

    February 27, 2012 | 4:09 am Assad’s evil endgame Writing in the New York Post, Amir Taheri looks at the Syrian President’s three-pronged plan for holding on to power as the country descends into further... read on
  • Video Vault: Purim is just around the corner

    February 27, 2012 | 4:06 am
  • Israel’s Haredi vs. Conservative/Reform populations, part II

    February 26, 2012 | 1:02 pm Last week I discovered that according to unpublished numbers from the Guttman Center study on Israeli religiosity, the percentage of Israelis identifying themselves as “Reform” or... read on
  • February 26, 2012

    February 26, 2012 | 6:02 am What Happens After Israel Attacks Iran For all their warnings about a strike on Iran, Israel’s leaders have been remarkably quiet about the longer-term fallout, writes Ehud Eiran in... read on
  • ‘Research shows no link between political views and emotional ties to Israel’

    February 24, 2012 | 10:18 am Theodore Sasson of the Cohen Center for Modern Jewish Studies at Brandeis University discusses his study on the attachment of American Jews to Israel. I will start with the most... read on
  • February 24, 2012

    February 24, 2012 | 5:01 am AIPAC and the Push Toward War Robert Wright of The Atlantic looks at the pro-Israel lobby’s support for a new resolution on Iran’s enrichment activity. The key is in the way the... read on
  • Can you believe it? Israel has more Conservative and Reform Jews than Haredis

    February 23, 2012 | 1:26 pm Eight percent of Israeli Jews define themselves as Conservative or Reform Jews compared to just seven percent of Israelis who define themselves as “Haredi” (ultra-Orthodox). Amazing? I... read on
  • February 23, 2012

    February 23, 2012 | 4:56 am Hamas Comes in from the Cold The world must respond positively to apparent signs that Hamas is moderating its position, writes Michael Bröning for Project Syndicate. For the West,... read on
  • This week’s indications that war with Iran is very close/very far off

    February 22, 2012 | 9:18 am Closer than ever: Yet another attempt at letting diplomacy work has failed. If the IAEA can’t find a way to convince the Iranians to cooperate, if engaging Iran in a “constructive... read on
  • February 22, 2012

    February 22, 2012 | 2:21 am How to Talk Down Tehran’s Nuclear Ambitions Richard Haass and Michael Levi in the Wall Street Journal outline how best to maximize Iran’s recent readiness to engage in negotiations over... read on

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