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  • So What is Pew’s Verdict: Are Young American Jews Attached to Israel?

    October 31, 2013 | 8:47 am At some point my line of questioning seemed to get on Prof. Steven Cohen’s nerves – and it was my fault, I guess. We will get to that later. But first of all- Cohen’s numbers, the... read on
  • October 31, 2013

    October 31, 2013 | 4:29 am The US Headline: U.S. spying scandal straining ties with Europe To Read: According to Max Fisher, there might be a lesson to learn from AIPAC's recent failure and from (the much... read on
  • The State and Synagogue Exchange, Part 1: Israelis and Israel’s Religious Establishment

    October 30, 2013 | 8:21 am Professor Guy Ben-Porat is a member of the Department of Public Policy and Administration at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. He is a co-author of Israel Since 1980 (2008) and... read on
  • October 30, 2013

    October 30, 2013 | 4:18 am The US Headline: U.S. senators seek to cut Iran's oil sales in half - again To Read: Doyle McManus believes that Obama's new policy shift in the Middle East could cause some... read on
  • Why American Jews are Getting Softer on Iran

    October 29, 2013 | 8:11 am We have to begin with the obvious: the American Jewish Committee's annual survey of American Jewish opinion is not as important this year as in years past. The Pew study of the... read on
  • October 29, 2013

    October 29, 2013 | 4:27 am The US Headline: Kerry Urges Pursuing Diplomacy on Iran’s Nuclear Program To Read: According to FP's Micah Zenko, the US has been showing quite a bit of restraint with its drone... read on
  • The Irony of an Orderly Middle East Policy

    October 28, 2013 | 8:37 am Modesty isn't always a virtue. Thus, when the US plans to have "a more modest strategy" for the Middle East, as the New York Times reported yesterday, the mere shift from - well, we... read on
  • October 28, 2013

    October 28, 2013 | 4:12 am The US Headline: Obama Unaware as U.S. Spied on World Leaders: Officials To Read: Walter Russell Mead thinks that the US' new 'modest plan for the Middle East' which the NYT... read on
  • Israel’s Center Declining, Partisans on the Rise

    October 27, 2013 | 9:27 am We have a simple story for you today – the story told by the recent Israeli polls: The Israeli center is shrinking, losing political power, while the blocs, right, left and even the... read on
  • A Centrist Country? The Polls Paint a Partisan Trend

    October 27, 2013 | 9:19 am Updated: 10.27.2013   Up until a few days ago, Israel was busy for a few weeks with the political races of municipal candidates, races from which we can learn about national... read on
  • October 27, 2013

    October 27, 2013 | 4:16 am The US Headline: Rice Offers a More Modest Strategy for Mideast To Read: John Kerry's new op-ed decries President Assad's cruelty and stresses the importance of putting pressure on... read on
  • Headlines & Reads: UAE Ups Aid to Egypt, Rice’s Modest Middle East Strategy, On Religion Without God

    October 27, 2013 | 4:16 am The US Headline: Rice Offers a More Modest Strategy for Mideast To Read: John Kerry writes an op-ed descrying President Assad and stressing the importance of putting pressure on... read on
  • Rosner’s Torah Talk: Parashat Chayei Sarah with Rabbi James Gibson

    October 25, 2013 | 6:47 am Our special guest this week is Rabbi James Gibson, the Senior Rabbi of Temple Sinai in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  Rabbi Gibson, who has been the Senior Rabbi of Temple Sinai since... read on
  • October 25, 2013

    October 25, 2013 | 4:24 am The US Headline: White House presses Senate to delay new Iran sanctions To Read: Jacob Heilbrunn believes that military intervention would endanger US engagement with the world far... read on
  • October 24, 2013

    October 24, 2013 | 4:16 am The US Headline: Criticism of United States’ Mideast Policy Increasingly Comes From Allies To Read: Fouad Ajami believes that Obama's foreign policy has been quite... read on

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