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  • The great Independence Day debate: Letters 2 and 3‎

    May 31, 2012 | 7:47 am Two weeks ago, a ministerial committee in Israel approved a legislative proposal that ‎‎would anchor Israel’s Independence Day to a certain day of the week (Thursday), ‎instead... read on
  • May 31, 2012

    May 31, 2012 | 1:45 am Why Syria feels abandoned The international community must come up with a plan for ‎United Nations to monitor the abuses inside Syria, writes ‎Donatella Rovera in the Washington... read on
  • Obama Marks Jewish American Heritage Month

    May 31, 2012 | 1:39 am
  • When there are no more excuses for Israel’s Reform

    May 30, 2012 | 11:09 am For many long years, the liberal Jewish movements in Israel – that is, Reform and ‎Conservative – have used court petitions to fight their position in the Israeli pecking order.... read on
  • May 30, 2012

    May 30, 2012 | 2:59 am Computer Viruses Won’t Stop Iran ‎ Cyber attacks such as Stuxnet or the newly uncovered Flame virus will only delay the inevitable ‎diplomatic breakthrough or military action on... read on
  • The great Independence Day debate: Letter 1

    May 29, 2012 | 11:07 am Two weeks ago, a ministerial committee in Israel approved a legislative proposal that ‎would anchor Israel’s Independence Day to a certain day of the week (Thursday), instead of it... read on
  • Five comments on Jonathan Pollard’s chances of being released soon

    May 29, 2012 | 10:03 am While the campaign for the release of spy Jonathan Pollard from jail continues, here ‎are some sobering comments about his chances of soon being free:‎ 1.‎ In the Algemeiner, not... read on
  • May 29, 2012

    May 29, 2012 | 4:38 am Syria is looking like Bosnia 20 years ago Despite the ongoing violence in Syria, in particular the massacre in Houla ‎over the weekend, it is seems less and less likely that an end is... read on
  • May 28, 2012

    May 28, 2012 | 3:10 am Political Islamism is not to be feared All political parties that have emerged in the wake of the Arab Spring will be ‎accountable to their electorates, including the Islamists,... read on
  • ‘A window onto 1,000 turbulent years crucial to understanding today’s Mideast’

    May 27, 2012 | 4:30 am Journalist and author Matti Friedman discusses his new book, the Aleppo Codex, and the significance today for this often overlooked chapter in Jewish history. [Proper disclosure: Matti... read on
  • Danny Ayalon urges the Olympic Committee to honor Israel’s slain Olympians

    May 25, 2012 | 11:15 am
  • Striking Iran, questions and assumptions

    May 25, 2012 | 9:48 am We just updated our J-Meter Iran Trend Tracker with new numbers ‎from the recent PEW survey. They show wide and growing support for ‎a military strike to prevent Iran from acquiring... read on
  • May 25, 2012

    May 25, 2012 | 3:00 am The Olympics Can’t Spare a ‎Minute for Munich Massacre ‎ Writing in the Huffington Post, Arsen Ostrovsky chides the International Olympic Committee for its ‎refusal to honor the 11... read on
  • May 24, 2012

    May 24, 2012 | 12:35 am We need a strong Egypt In an open letter to the new Egyptian president published in the Times of ‎Israel, IDF reservists Daniel Suhareanu and Avi Nave urge him not to throw ‎away... read on
  • It is very dangerous to suggest that areas of the world should be ‎Judenrein

    May 23, 2012 | 2:50 pm ‎Dr. Barry A. Kosmin of Trinity College, author of a survey of European Jewish leaders and ‎opinion formers, discusses the challenges facing the Jewish communities of Europe.... read on

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