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  • Reading Reza Aslan in Tel Aviv

    July 31, 2013 | 7:42 am I must start – it seems – by admitting that I have no academic credentials which qualify me to assess the accuracy and the validity of Reza Aslan's book on Jesus. I'm not a historian,... read on
  • July 31, 2013

    July 31, 2013 | 3:37 am The US Headline: Obama asks Republican Senators McCain, Graham to visit Egypt To Read: Senator Bob Corker believes that too much of the US' foreign policy is being managed covertly... read on
  • The Anti-Judaism Exchange, Part 1: On the Word ‘Judaism’ in Western Tradition

    July 30, 2013 | 8:03 am David Nirenberg is the Deborah R. and Edgar D. Jannotta Professor of Medieval History and Social Thought at the University of Chicago, where he is also director of the Neubauer Family... read on
  • July 30, 2013

    July 30, 2013 | 3:29 am The US Headline: Liberal Democrats Move to Torpedo Iran Sanctions Bill To Read: Paul Pillar believes that not recognizing the Egyptian coup might be a highly problematic precedent... read on
  • 6 Comments on the Beginning of a New Round of Peace Talks

    July 29, 2013 | 6:50 am 1. It begins tonight in Washington with expectations as low as they can get. Better late than never, better talks than violence, better low and realistic than high and delusionary.... read on
  • July 29, 2013

    July 29, 2013 | 3:26 am The US   Headline: U.S. House set to vote on tough Iran sanctions bill this week To Read: Pew's Bruce Stokes writes about the decline in America's global popularity- The... read on
  • July 28, 2013

    July 28, 2013 | 4:26 am The US Headline: US urges Egypt to stop violence To Read: Rosa Brooks points out that Americans tend to think about their soldiers in Stereotypes- …the average American knows... read on
  • Rosner’s Torah-Talk: Parashat Eikev with Rabbi Brad Hirschfield

    July 26, 2013 | 9:38 am Our special guest today is Rabbi Brad Hirschfield, President of Clal–The National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership, a leadership training institute, think tank and resource... read on
  • July 26, 2013

    July 26, 2013 | 3:56 am The US Headline: U.S. sidesteps decision whether to cut off aid to Egypt To Read: Michael Young thinks that General Dempsey's recent Syria plan is just a another piece of evidence... read on
  • Was the Rabbi Race a ‘Disaster’? 6 Comments on Israel’s New Chief Rabbis

    July 25, 2013 | 8:18 am Yesterday, as I was following the final hours of the race for chief rabbis of Israel, a famous George Costanza quote kept coming back to me: “I live my whole life in shame. Why should... read on
  • July 25, 2013

    July 25, 2013 | 3:40 am The US Headline: U.S. halts delivery of F-16s to Egypt To Read:  Seth Lipsky writes about the discussions that led to the US court's 'Jerusalem, Israel' decision-  It was one... read on
  • Peace-Talk Blues

    July 24, 2013 | 8:02 am A different version of this article was posted on Monday at the New York Times' Latitute blog: After three years of stalemate, a new round of talks between Israel and the Palestinian... read on
  • July 24, 2013

    July 24, 2013 | 3:36 am The US Headline: Court bars 'Jerusalem, Israel' as birthplace on American passports To Read:  Former Assistant Secretary of State Christopher Hill believes that the Syrian... read on
  • Israel (64) to the Haredis (21): Time for Change

    July 23, 2013 | 7:05 am 1. The fact that the law has finally passed in the Knesset is no great achievement. This was only the vote on the first reading of the bill and changes are to be expected. Some of... read on
  • July 23, 2013

    July 23, 2013 | 3:35 am The US Headline: Exclusive: U.S. congressional hurdles lifted on arming Syrian rebels To Read: Daniel Byman believes that the US needs to stop being stingy and remote when it comes... read on

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