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  • Rosner’s Torah-Talk: Parashat Nitzavim-Vayelech with Rabbi Richard Block

    August 30, 2013 | 7:00 am Our special guest this week is Rabbi Richard Block, Senior Rabbi of The Temple - Tifereth Israel, Cleveland, OH, and President of the Central Conference of American Rabbis, the... read on
  • August 30, 2013

    August 30, 2013 | 3:43 am The US Headline: Obama Set for Limited Strike on Syria as British Vote No To Read: Jeffrey Goldberg believes that Obama actually has a Middle East doctrine- disentanglement- and... read on
  • Still Searching for the Camel’s Butt

    August 29, 2013 | 8:50 am Fulton, Missouri is mainly known for one big speech- Winston Churchill's famous 1946 address in which he coined the term 'the Iron Curtain'. But in 1996, one of Churchill's successors,... read on
  • August 29, 2013

    August 29, 2013 | 3:39 am The US Headline: Obama: No decision yet on launching Syria military strike To Read: Conor Friedersdorf points out that media reports have been over-emphasizing the pressure on... read on
  • Will Syria Attack Israel? (And Other Questions)

    August 28, 2013 | 7:53 am 1. Will Syria attack Israel? If you know the answer to the question presented in the headline, you are either a fool or a prophet – or simply someone who doesn't learn: if the last... read on
  • August 28, 2013

    August 28, 2013 | 3:47 am The US Headline: Iran's Khamenei says U.S. intervention in Syria would be disaster To Read: David Rothkopf believes that Obama's real reason for considering a possible Syria... read on
  • Don’t Forget the Jews Who are Already Engaged

    August 27, 2013 | 8:16 am The real question about the new survey conducted by Laszlo Strategies for JerusalemU – an online portal for Jewish and Israel education (read about JerusalemU here) - is really one... read on
  • August 27, 2013

    August 27, 2013 | 3:41 am The US Headline: After Syria chemical allegations, Obama considering limited military strike To Read: Robert W Merry examines the 'default foreign policy position' behind Obama's... read on
  • August 26, 2013

    August 26, 2013 | 3:31 am The US Headline: Assad Warns U.S. Against Military Intervention, Reports Say To Read: Leslie H. Gelb examines Presidents Obama's current options in Syria- Obama has tried... read on
  • An English Kotel Plan, or a Hebrew Kotel Plan?

    August 25, 2013 | 9:38 am The Israeli government has done it again. It has confused friends and opponents, and botched a day that was supposed to be about new beginnings and better relations. As far as I can... read on
  • August 25, 2013

    August 25, 2013 | 4:01 am The US Headline: U.S. says ready to carry out military options, if Obama chooses To Read: Edward N. Luttwak argues that since Syria is a lose-lose situation for the US, it should... read on
  • The New Kotel Plan: Great platform, but No Wall

    August 24, 2013 | 1:16 pm The Israeli government has a new plan for the Western Wall. The good news: within the government there’s a lot of support for it. The bad news: the Kotel wars are going to continue.... read on
  • Rosner’s Torah-Talk: Parashat Ki Tavo with Rabbi Hayim Herring

    August 23, 2013 | 4:45 am Our special guest this week is Rabbi Hayim Herring, CEO of the Herring Consulting Network. Rabbi Herring was executive director of STAR (Synagogues: Transformation and Renewal), a... read on
  • August 23, 2013

    August 23, 2013 | 4:08 am The US Headline: Obama Officials Weigh Response to Syria Assault To Read: John Allen Gay compares President Obama to one of Russian literature's most iconic comedic... read on
  • Israelis on Obama’s Policy: Bad 40%, Mediocre 35%, Good 14%

    August 22, 2013 | 4:57 am Two days ago, in an article I wrote for the IHT-NYT, I tried to explain why Israel is rooting for the Egyptian military. And I was talking not just about official Israel, but also... read on

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