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  • Three very quick comments on Santorum’s departure

    April 10, 2012 | 4:46 pm Our Israel Factor panel was never overly generous with candidate Santorum - as you can ‎see in the graph below. The panel thought Santorum was too hawkish, too religious. ‎No one... read on
  • Ulysses Grant and the Jewish vote, and its 2012 parallels

    April 9, 2012 | 4:41 am Dr. Jonathan Sarna,  Professor of American Jewish History at Brandeis University, discusses his new book When General Grant Expelled the Jews. What was Ulysses Grant’s motivation for... read on
  • President Obama’s Passover Message

    April 8, 2012 | 3:41 am
  • Passover is important, so you might as well go to a Seder

    April 6, 2012 | 7:25 am A couple of years ago I wrote an article about “the Passover test” - what ‎the Seder reveals about interfaith couples. Here’s what I wrote:‎ Five traditional Jewish practices... read on
  • April 6, 2012

    April 6, 2012 | 5:11 am Syria’s WMD Threat The international community must act swiftly to contain the Syrian regime’s ‎stockpile of non-conventional weapons, writes James P. Farwell of the National... read on
  • Passover Rhapsody - A Jewish Rock Opera

    April 5, 2012 | 1:49 pm
  • Russian-born Israelis and their mistrust of everybody

    April 5, 2012 | 8:53 am I have to apologize twice at the outset of this post: Once, for writing so much in recent days about new ‎polls – apparently, Passover is not just the holiday of matza, it’s also... read on
  • April 5, 2012

    April 5, 2012 | 3:28 am Egypt’s Muddy Waters The Muslim Brotherhood decision to name a candidate for the Egyptian presidency throws an already wobbly transition process into further disarray, writes Nathan J.... read on
  • The best representative of American Jewish values (guess who?)

    April 4, 2012 | 8:32 am The new Jewish Values Survey landed on my desk last night. It was while I was busy with other things, so I have the disadvantage – but also the advantage – of writing about it after... read on
  • April 4, 2012

    April 4, 2012 | 5:02 am Israel is not the threat, Mr. Obama. Iran is. Writing in Christian Science Monitor, John Bolton criticizes President Obama for what he says is his determination to prevent an Israeli... read on
  • Do Israelis support an attack on Iran?

    April 3, 2012 | 7:20 am Not long ago, I wrote an analysis of polls that were trying to answer a simple question: Do Israelis support an attack on Iran? Reading between the lines, it seems Israelis must hold... read on
  • April 3, 2012

    April 3, 2012 | 3:47 am The Very Model of a ‎Modern Muslim Brother Bret Stephens of the Wall Street Journal takes a look at Khairat Al Shater, the Muslim ‎Brotherhood’s candidate for president, who he says... read on
  • ‘Distancing’ from Israel is used to drive political and institutional agendas

    April 2, 2012 | 8:52 am My new paper on “distancing” – the alleged drifting away of young American Jews from Israel – is now available online. It is a policy paper written for the Jewish People Policy... read on
  • The Daily Show: Co-occupation

    April 2, 2012 | 5:27 am The Daily Show with Jon Stewart
  • April 2, 2012

    April 2, 2012 | 2:54 am Maikel Nabil Sanad draws back the curtain on Egypt’s military Jackson Diehl of the Washington Post meets the Egyptian blogger who maintains that the changes in his country have been... read on

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