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  • Polling Notes: No Threat to Netanyahu, No Hope in Egypt

    August 11, 2013 | 7:02 am 1. In our updated Israel Poll Trends tracker you can see that the decline in the popularity of Israel's Yesh Atid Party – not long ago the big surprise of the elections and a... read on
  • August 11, 2013

    August 11, 2013 | 4:23 am The US Headline: U.S. to reopen 18 of the 19 embassies, consulates closed because of terror threats To Read: Doyle McManus examines the reasons for the US' lack of leverage in the... read on
  • Rosner’s Torah-Talk: Parashat Shoftim with Rabbi Rachel Kahn-Troster

    August 9, 2013 | 6:25 am Our Special guest this week is Rabbi Rachel Kahn-Troster, Director of North American Programs for T'ruah. Ordained in 2008 from the Jewish Theological Seminary, where she was a student... read on
  • August 9, 2013

    August 9, 2013 | 3:44 am The US Headline: Kerry tells US Jewish leaders he fears for Israel’s future if no peace deal To Read: Charles Krauthammer thinks that the Obama administration has been using... read on
  • The Anti-Judaism Exchange, Part 2: ‘The Majority of the Victims of Anti-Semitism were Not Jews’

    August 8, 2013 | 8:04 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
  • August 8, 2013

    August 8, 2013 | 3:43 am The US Headline: Obama's Moscow visit is called off, and not just because of Snowden To Read: Ted Koppel believes that America suffers from chronic overreaction to terrorist... read on
  • 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 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

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