February 13, 2012 | 9:20 am
1. Both the US and Israel are getting closer to Election Day. While it is noble to expect all involved leaders to put political considerations aside as they discuss Iran, it might be... read on
February 13, 2012 | 5:08 am
Obama’s Dangerous Game With Iran
In an in-depth article for the Daily Beast, Daniel Klaidman, Eli Lake and Dan Ephron look at the evolution and choreography of the current... read on
February 12, 2012 | 6:14 am
Professors Amy-Jill Levine of Vanderbilt University and Marc Brettler of Brandeis University discuss their book, “The Jewish Annotated New Testament”.
Why do we need a “Jewish... read on
February 12, 2012 | 3:13 am
The Ticking Clock
Writing in Foreign Policy, Robert Haddick presents the case why this time, Israel is not bluffing when it comes to a strike on Iran.
Yet from Israel’s point of view,... read on
February 10, 2012 | 8:15 am
How to set Syria free
The Economist argues that supplying Syria’s opposition with weapons would be counterproductive in Assad’s bloody battle against those seeking to oust him.
Far... read on
February 10, 2012 | 3:31 am
My take on Israel’s current political scene was published Tuesday by the IHT/New York Times, and you can read it in full here. The point I was making is quite simple: Netanyahu is the... read on
February 9, 2012 | 4:54 am
U.S. and Israel Split on Speed of Iran Threat
Washington and Jerusalem are at odds over if and when to take military action over Iran’s nuclear program, write Mark Landler and David E.... read on
February 8, 2012 | 3:20 am
Is Time on Israel’s Side?
Writing for American.com, Lazar Berman present his observations after two weeks of conversations with Israeli security experts, academcs and journalists,... read on
February 7, 2012 | 11:19 am
Go back two weeks. The 49ers have just lost devastatingly to the Giants in the NFC football championship game, but the Israelis in the room – should they be called “Israelis” after... read on
February 7, 2012 | 2:30 am
Richard Cohen calls Obama “naive” on Iran and wants regime change, no less:
In his State of the Union address, Obama was pretty clear about U.S. intentions: “Let there... read on
February 6, 2012 | 12:29 pm
You can watch the video of Obama’s NBC interview here. And here I’m going to try and explain what the President really meant:
Amidst the constant chatter of a possible Israeli attack on... read on
February 6, 2012 | 7:12 am
There’s nothing shockingly surprising about Russia and China’s decision to veto a UN Security Council Resolution on Syria on Saturday night. Can China really go along with a resolution... read on
February 6, 2012 | 3:01 am
The Lesson of the Arab Spring
In the wake of a year of turmoil, and ongoing uncertainty, Saudi Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal makes the case in the Wall Street Journal for evolution not... read on
February 5, 2012 | 11:08 am
Professor Tamar Hermann discusses the findings of the new Guttman Center report on Israelis’ ‘beliefs, observance and values,’ which she coordinated.
I wrote two earlier posts on... read on