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  • Rosner’s Torah-Talk: Parashat Shelach Lecha with Rabbi Michael Melchior

    May 31, 2013 | 6:03 am Our special guest this week is Rabbi Michael Melchior, the Chief Rabbi of Norway and a former Israeli Minister and Knesset member. A descendant of seven generations of Rabbis in... read on
  • May 31, 2013

    May 31, 2013 | 3:37 am The US Headline: U.S. Lifts Iran Sanctions on Laptops, Mobile Phones To Read: Daniel Benjamin, who served as the State Department's counter-terrorism coordinator up until last... read on
  • What Americans Really Think About Syria- Part 3

    May 30, 2013 | 8:25 am In parts 1 and 2 of “what Americans really think about Syria” we concluded, based on several polls, that “Obama is on safe ground as he decides to ignore the red line he drew, a line... read on
  • May 30, 2013

    May 30, 2013 | 3:24 am The US Headline: US calls on Hezbollah to pull fighters out of Syria To Read: James P. Rubin believes that John Kerry is becoming far too chummy with the cunning Russian veteran... read on
  • Is the Kerry Peace Making Effort Worth it?

    May 29, 2013 | 8:47 am Let me begin this post by confessing that I know something but hardly enough on the true state of John Kerry’s attempt at bringing Israelis and Palestinians together. Kerry – as David... read on
  • May 29, 2013

    May 29, 2013 | 3:45 am The US Headline: U.S. drone said to kill major militant in Pakistan To Read: James Mann offers a profile piece on Obama's highly influential National Security advisor Thomas... read on
  • My Muhammad al-Dura Case Journey

    May 28, 2013 | 6:55 am Someone called me "courageous" for writing this piece, but I think this is an overstatement. The article I wrote for the IHT-NYT last week discusses the never-ending affair of Muhammad... read on
  • May 28, 2013

    May 28, 2013 | 3:29 am The US Headline: Sen. John McCain makes surprise visit to Syria to meet rebels To Read: Our Israel Factor panelist Eytan Gilboa thinks that the US' failure to rekindle the... read on
  • Interpreting Two Fierce Israeli-Jewish Internal Wars

    May 27, 2013 | 7:57 am At last, a whole post on Jewish affairs, but not one concerning the Western Wall (on which I wrote more than enough last week). The Haredi draft war: There are two ways to view the... read on
  • May 27, 2013

    May 27, 2013 | 3:24 am The US Headline: Kerry Promotes $4 Billion Investment Plan to Boost the Palestinian Economy To Read: Michael O’Hanlon claims that although Obama’s big counter-terrorism speech... read on
  • Do Israelis Take Pleasure in Obama’s Suffering?

    May 26, 2013 | 8:03 am This article is a translation of an article I published in Maariv Daily last Thursday (Hebrew): Here's an interesting way to examine the updated attitude of the Israeli public to... read on
  • May 26, 2013

    May 26, 2013 | 3:50 am The US Headline: Show us Egypt's reforms, Kerry tells Morsi To Read: James Traub writes about how President Obama yielded to public opinion in Pakistan- Men and women on the... read on
  • Rosner’s Torah-Talk: Parashat Beha’alotcha with Rabbi Irwin Kula

    May 24, 2013 | 12:03 pm Our special guest today is Irwin Kula, the current President of the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership (CLAL). Rabbi Kula received his B.A. in Philosophy from Columbia... read on
  • May 24, 2013

    May 24, 2013 | 4:04 am The US Headline: Kerry meets Israelis, Palestinians in bid to revive talks To Read: John Bolton lists the early blunders made by President Obama in Syria- Obama and Secretary... read on
  • Seeking Confrontation at the Kotel

    May 23, 2013 | 6:42 am I wrote a long and detailed article for the Jewish Journal’s print edition about the current state of the Women of the Wall issue – and since there’s no point in me upstaging myself,... read on

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