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  • New York Diary: Between Hikind, Galliano and MacFarlane

    March 1, 2013 | 5:06 am Yesterday I wrote about the controversy surrounding Seth MacFarlane's purportedly anti-Semitic Oscar night jokes which implied that Jews control Hollywood. But the MacFarlane case... read on
  • March 1, 2013

    March 1, 2013 | 3:03 am The US Headline:  Jack Lew sworn in as Treasury secretary To Read: Our Israel Factor panelist Alon Pinkas is optimistic about Israel's new friend in the Pentagon, Chuck... read on
  • 7 Comments on a Jewish Habitat Called Hollywood

    February 28, 2013 | 8:00 am 1. Coming late to this round of responses to Seth MacFarlane’s Oscar night Jewish (or anti-Jewish) jokes makes life so much easier. Of course, I didn’t join late because I knew it... read on
  • Israel Factor: 2016 Looks Like a Great Year

    February 28, 2013 | 5:19 am A week ago we presented here a comparison between two lists of probable 2016 Presidential candidates and our Israel Factor list of desirable 2016 candidates. The idea was simple: both... read on
  • February 28, 2013

    February 28, 2013 | 3:29 am The US Headline:  US to Bolster Support for Syria Rebels, Kerry Says To Read: According to Walter Russell Mead, excessive public US vacillation about Syria sends a problematic... read on
  • Haredi draft: Optimistic and pessimistic scenarios

    February 27, 2013 | 7:28 am Israel's coalition talks are currently stalled. They are stalled mainly over differences concerning the integration of Haredis, the ultra-Orthodox Jews, into mainstream society. To... read on
  • February, 27, 2013

    February 27, 2013 | 3:31 am The US Headline:  Hagel Approved for Defense in Sharply Split Senate Vote To Read: Micah Zenko believes that the recent hysteria around sequestration signifies a larger more... read on
  • Q&A:  ‘Israel is also the country of the Jewish people, not only of the Israeli people’

    February 26, 2013 | 8:21 am Dr. Ruth Calderon is an Israeli politician and Talmud scholar who was recently sworn into the Israeli parliament as a member of Yair Lapid's 'Yesh Atid' party. Prior to her election,... read on
  • February 26, 2013

    February 26, 2013 | 3:27 am The US Headline: ‘Obama to tell Netanyahu US gearing up for Iran strike’ To Read: David Rothkopf doesn't see Kerry's appointment as 'the beginning of an era', seeing that Foreign... read on
  • So you want to know if a ‘Third Intifada’ is coming…

    February 25, 2013 | 6:22 am The “Third Palestinian Intifada” has been with us almost from the moment the second Intifada was tamed by Israeli action. Just google “third Palestinian Intifada” to find it all: The... read on
  • February 25, 2013

    February 25, 2013 | 3:44 am The US Headline: McCain renews threat to hold up Brennan confirmation to CIA post To Read: According to Leslei Gelb, the White House's focus in Syria should be on Al... read on
  • February 24, 2013

    February 24, 2013 | 3:59 am The US Headline: Kerry makes first foreign trip as top U.S. diplomat To Read:  According to Gil Troy 'Anti-Israel' is not a term that should be used in the Hagel... read on
  • Q&A: How the Gaon of Vilna Changed the Jewish World

    February 22, 2013 | 5:00 am Eliyahu Stern is assistant professor of modern Jewish intellectual and cultural history at Yale University. He researches the transformation and development of traditional and... read on
  • February 22, 2013

    February 22, 2013 | 3:52 am Headline: GOP senator’s backing gives Hagel enough support to be Pentagon chief To Read:  Jacques E.C. Hymans thinks that the US and Israel have been misrepresenting the Iranian... read on
  • February 21, 2013

    February 21, 2013 | 3:33 am The US Headline:  Kerry makes case for robust foreign aid To Read:  Dan Friedman recalls how he inadvertently started a ridiculous rumor about Hagel: The revelation could have... read on

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