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  • The 1973 Exchange, Part 3: What Can We Learn From the Yom Kippur War?

    September 17, 2013 | 8:02 am Dr. Yigal Kipnis is an Israeli historian and since 1978 he has been a farmer and a resident of the Golan Heights. Kipnis teaches at the University of Haifa and researches the... read on
  • September 17, 2013

    September 17, 2013 | 3:48 am The US Headline: Poll: Americans strongly back diplomatic solution on Syria but give Obama low marks To Read: The New Republic's Michael Kazin believes that the American public's... read on
  • So Now We Have to Talk about Ian Lustick’s One State Delusion…

    September 16, 2013 | 8:14 am My editors tell me that a lot of people are talking about the Ian Lustick article in the New York Times, and that a response is due. So I am responding, reluctantly – feeling that, yet... read on
  • September 16, 2013

    September 16, 2013 | 3:54 am The US Headline: Inside White House, a Head-Spinning Reversal on Chemical Weapons To Read: Hussein Ibish criticizes the common western view which says that the Syria conflict is 'a... read on
  • Israel’s Assessment of Obama’s Syria Policy: 76% Mediocre/Bad (but 51% Mediocre/Good)

    September 15, 2013 | 7:55 am A couple of notes on the Syria deal: 1. What do Israelis think about the US-Russia Syria deal? Surprisingly, we already have an answer. They support it – with a caveat. We should... read on
  • September 15, 2013

    September 15, 2013 | 4:00 am The US Headline: Obama praises deal with Russia on Syria, but cautions that work remains To Read: Doyle McManus doesn't think that Americans are actually isolationsts (they're just... read on
  • Rosner’s Torah-Talk: Yom Kippur with Rabbi Burton Visotzky

    September 13, 2013 | 5:40 am Our special guest today, Rabbi Burton Visotzky, serves as Appleman Professor of Midrash and Interreligious Studies at The Jewish Theological Seminary, where he joined the faculty upon... read on
  • September 13, 2013

    September 13, 2013 | 3:25 am The US Headline: U.S.-Russia talks on Syria chemical arsenal begin on tense note To Read: According to Eliot Cohen, Obama doesn't get to say that the US is 'tired of war'- For... read on
  • The 1973 Exchange, Part 2: The New Evidence Must Change Our Perception of the War

    September 12, 2013 | 8:30 am Dr. Yigal Kipnis is an Israeli historian and since 1978 he has been a farmer and a resident of the Golan Heights. Kipnis teaches at the University of Haifa and researches the... read on
  • September 12, 2013

    September 12, 2013 | 3:44 am The US Headline: U.S. weapons reaching Syrian rebels To Read: Timothy Garton Ash shares his thoughts on "the end of American exceptionalism" and examines President Obama's... read on
  • Dear Rudermans, Keep Up the Good Work, But Stop the Alarmism

    September 11, 2013 | 7:13 am I write this post with some sense of trepidation, as it is going to be critical of a person and a foundation that I generally admire and respect. The Ruderman Foundation does many good... read on
  • September 11, 2013

    September 11, 2013 | 3:28 am The US Headline: President Obama asks Congress to delay Syria strike vote To Read: David Ignatius gives his perspective on what the Russian proposal (which was only suggested... read on
  • 5 Comments on Syria, Israel, 5773, Demography, Kotel

    September 10, 2013 | 6:16 am 1. In an article I wrote for the IHT-NYT last week, I explained that Israelis’ rush to get gas masks isn’t necessarily a sign of weakness: Israelis have a way of being... read on
  • September 10, 2013

    September 10, 2013 | 3:39 am The US Headline: Senate delays Syria vote as Obama loses momentum To Read: The NR's Michael Kinsley examines the notion of consistency in American foreign policy and how it might... read on
  • The Real Kotel Negotiation: Between Reforms and Conservatives

    September 9, 2013 | 8:07 am I promised a while ago to revisit the ongoing Kotel controversy following the abrupt building of the new prayer platform – opponents call it  the “sun deck” – by Minister Naftali... read on

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