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  • June 29, 2012

    June 29, 2012 | 4:28 am In-depth Forging a peace plan for Syria In an opinion piece for the Washington Post, Kofi Annan calls on the world to intervene with both sides in the Syria conflict There is no... read on
  • The Israelis who would not support Diaspora Jews

    June 28, 2012 | 10:14 am I was not exactly kind to previous B’nai B’rith surveys of contemporary Israeli ‎attitudes toward Diaspora Jewry, and maybe that’s why the most recent survey was ‎not sent to me by... read on
  • June 28, 2012

    June 28, 2012 | 1:35 am In-depth Iran Declares War Against the Jewish People Iran’s vice president is not the only contemporary public figure to engage in anti-Semitic rhetoric, even if he is the most... read on
  • VIDEO / Israel and the Diaspora: Two sides of the same coin?

    June 27, 2012 | 11:47 am Yesterday, I hosted a panel on Israel and the Diaspora at the Jewish Agency Assembly in Jerusalem. Joining me were Ed Rettig, the director of the Israel/Middle East office at the... read on
  • June 27, 2012

    June 27, 2012 | 1:00 am Noteworthy Questions For One-Staters Writing in the Daily Beast, Ziad J. Asali has some tough questions for proponents of a one-state solution. How do we negotiate, implement or... read on
  • When Rabbi Yoffie talks about ‘disconnect’‎

    June 26, 2012 | 11:24 am Rabbi Eric Yoffie writes:‎ The disconnect that mainstream U.S. Jews feel toward the Jewish state is driven ‎by the settlement movement , the NRA of Israel, which continues its... read on
  • June 26, 2012

    June 26, 2012 | 2:13 am Noteworthy American Jews’ Cowardly Retreat from the term “Zionism” Writing in the Jerusalem Post, Professor Gil Troy reprimands the American Jewish community for its abandonment of the... read on
  • June 25, 2012

    June 25, 2012 | 1:52 am Noteworthy Waking from the Democratic Dream Writing in the National Interest, Robert W. Merry calls on the US to understand that the culture of Middle Eastern Islam does not encourage... read on
  • Israel’s Poll Trend: The right-wing bloc is gaining

    June 24, 2012 | 11:59 am We have answers for you to these three questions:‎ ‎1.‎ How many Israelis would vote for each party if elections were held today?‎ ‎2.‎ What coalition could Netanyahu form... read on
  • June 24, 2012

    June 24, 2012 | 4:15 am Noteworthy Hamas entrenched in Gaza after 5 years of rule Ibrahim Barzak and Karin Laub of the Associated Press take a critical look at Hamas’ rule in Gaza. Are there lessons to be... read on
  • The long-term damage of the Sinai situation

    June 22, 2012 | 9:12 am Three days ago I wrote an IHT-New York Times article on the significance of the Sinai trouble for the ‎prospect of peace making in the Middle East, and on the impact Sinai attacks and... read on
  • PM Netanyahu’s Remarks to the President’s Conference

    June 22, 2012 | 7:50 am
  • June 22, 2012

    June 22, 2012 | 4:02 am Noteworthy Leading Syrians prepare to defect Following the defection by a Syria fighter pilot to Jordan, American officials believe Bashar Assad’s inner circle have been making exit... read on
  • The worst possible scenario on Iran

    June 21, 2012 | 11:25 am ‎1.‎ I’m done moderating two panels at the Israeli Presidential Conference (one and two). ‎I’m done talking to dozens of the people attending, and done hearing other people’s... read on
  • June 21, 2012

    June 21, 2012 | 2:06 am Noteworthy Syria: desperate long shot to end impasse The latest initiative by Britain and the US on Syria take a new diplomatic tack, but it may be too late for negotiations, writes... read on

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