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  • May 23, 2013

    May 23, 2013 | 3:25 am The US Headline: In Jerusalem, Kerry and Netanyahu raise hopes for possible Mideast peace talks restart To Read: Lee Smith believes that John Kerry's ostentatious Middle East... read on
  • On Having Jewish Mayors in Great American Cities

    May 22, 2013 | 9:58 am In recent months, I’ve been involved, as an advisor, with Maariv Daily’s attempt to select the 100 most influential Jewish people in the world. My role was limited. As the... read on
  • May 22, 2013

    May 22, 2013 | 3:31 am The US Headline: Senate panel votes to provide weapons to Syrian rebels battling Assad regime To Read: The NR's Julia Ioffe takes a look at some very cold-war-minded Russian... read on
  • Assad, Lapid, Kerry, and Other Annoyances

    May 21, 2013 | 1:32 pm 1. Things at the Syrian border aren’t funny. There are warnings and shootings and threats and leaks of contradictory nature. Some observers complained in recent days that Israel’s... read on
  • May 21, 2013

    May 21, 2013 | 3:11 am The US Headline: Kerry to help ink $2.1 bln defense deal in Oman To Read: David P. Goldman reminds us of how exceptionally like-minded and sanguine American neocons and liberals... read on
  • May 20, 2013

    May 20, 2013 | 3:26 am The US Headline: Kerry heads to Mideast to advance Syria plan that depends in large part on Russia To Read: Aaron David Miller writes about Obama's Syrian 'migraine'- Unlike... read on
  • Searching for Spirituality? The Race for Chief Rabbi Would Be the Wrong Place to Look

    May 19, 2013 | 7:55 am This article appeared in a slightly different and shorter version in the IHT-NYT last Friday. An Israeli Chief Rabbi is elected for a ten year term, but the two presiding rabbis –... read on
  • May 19, 2013

    May 19, 2013 | 5:22 am The US Headline: Embassy Threats Grow in Mideast To Read: David Ignatius reads the declassified Benghazi emails which were released last week- The Benghazi e-mails have all... read on
  • Rosner’s Torah-Talk: Parashat Naso with Rabbi Abraham Cooper

    May 17, 2013 | 5:29 am Our special guest today is Rabbi Abraham Cooper, the associate dean of the Simon Wiesenthal Center, a leading Jewish human rights organization with over 400,000 family members. For... read on
  • May 17, 2013

    May 17, 2013 | 3:28 am The US Headline: Obama says U.S. won't act alone on Syria To Read: According to Ronan Farrow, the real cover-up in Benghazi is all the blame and allegations thrown at the White... read on
  • May 16, 2013

    May 16, 2013 | 3:08 am The US Headline: Turkey leader to press Obama for greater U.S. role on Syria To Read: Aaron David Miller criticizes the incessant demands for Obama to 'demonstrate his leadership'... read on
  • The Shavuot Challenge: Connecting Liberal American Jewish Males to Jewishness

    May 14, 2013 | 5:15 am There’s no better and more timely reading recommendation for Shavuot eve than Patrilineal Descent in American Reform Judaism, a paper recently published by the Jewish People Policy... read on
  • May 14, 2013

    May 14, 2013 | 3:09 am The US Headline: US Envoy Won't Attend Arms Talks Led by Iran To Read: Richard Cohen criticizes the over-the-top comparisons between Benghazi and Watergate- It is good to find... read on
  • May 13, 2013

    May 13, 2013 | 3:23 am The US Headline: UK's Cameron on U.S. trip to learn Boston lessons, discuss Syria To Read: According to Jordan Chandler Hirsch and Sam Kleiner, whether you are in favor of... read on
  • Confidence in Obama, Support for WOW: 3 Comments on 2 Polls

    May 12, 2013 | 7:15 am 1. There aren't many surprises in Pew's recent survey of views on Israel and Palestine. Israel isn't popular in the world, Netanyahu isn't popular in the world, many Israelis and... read on

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