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  • What to Do with the American Russian-Speaking Jewish Community

    August 7, 2013 | 7:58 am There's a new JPPI study on Russian speaking Jews in America. Renowned historian Jonathan Sarna did most of the work – you can see him speak about this study here. But since I also... read on
  • August 7, 2013

    August 7, 2013 | 3:46 am The US Headline: Iran’s New President Calls for Nuclear Talks Without Rejecting Direct U.S. Role To Read: Yemen specialist Gregory D. Johnsen tries to figure out why the US is... read on
  • Raising Israel’s Electoral Threshold Isn’t Anti-Democratic

    August 6, 2013 | 7:23 am A different version of this article was published last week by the IHT-NYT under the headline The Tyranny of the Minority. Last Wednesday, the Knesset approved a number of changes to... read on
  • August 6, 2013

    August 6, 2013 | 3:32 am The US Headline: Suspected U.S. drone strike kills 4 in Yemen; U.S. citizens urged to leave To Read: John Arquilla is actually optimistic about the steady budget cuts in the... read on
  • Israelis and Palestinians: Who Will Be the Loser?

    August 5, 2013 | 8:04 am Thinking about the nine months of Israeli-Palestinian negotiations ahead, the instinctive tendency is to view them as a game in which each side will try to lay the blame for failure on... read on
  • August 5, 2013

    August 5, 2013 | 3:36 am The US Headline: Embassy, consulate closures applauded on both sides of the aisle To Read: An interesting Foreign Affairs piece follows the US Senate's Rationale for rejecting an... read on
  • The American Zion Exchange, Part 1: The United States as a ‘Second Israel’

    August 4, 2013 | 8:19 am Eran Shalev is a Professor of History at Haifa University. A former Fulbright scholar who received his PhD from Johns Hopkins University, Shalev has written and published extensively... read on
  • August 4, 2013

    August 4, 2013 | 4:12 am The US Headline: Senate urges Barack Obama to step up Iran sanctions despite softer rhetoric of Hassan Rouhani To Read: David Rhode compares the US' strategy of buying influence in... read on
  • Rosner’s Torah-Talk: Parashat Re’eh with Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson

    August 2, 2013 | 6:17 am Our special guest today is Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson, Dean of the Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies at American Jewish University in Los Angeles. Rabbi Artson, who was ordained by... read on
  • August 2. 2013

    August 2, 2013 | 3:32 am The US Headline: United States to Close Embassies Sunday Over Security Fears To Read: Robert Kaplan writes an interesting piece on the many moral compromises the US has to make in... read on
  • Israel’s Left- Signs of Life?

    August 1, 2013 | 6:35 am We don’t want to make too much of it at these early stages of Israel’s political cycle, but if you take a look at our updated Israel Poll Trends tracker, you’ll be able to see that the... read on
  • August 1, 2013

    August 1, 2013 | 3:35 am Headline: U.S. House passes Iran sanctions bill to slash oil exports To Read: Dana Milbank writes about Rand Pauls bitter defeat against the GOP's interventionalists in the recent... read on
  • 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

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