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  • 3 Short Comments on Egypt, the US, and Israel

    August 18, 2013 | 7:55 am 1. The new Egyptian rulers don't really care if the US does or doesn't continue to financially assist the military. Of course, they'd prefer to keep the money, but if they were... read on
  • August 18, 2013

    August 18, 2013 | 4:32 am The US Headline: How American Hopes for a Deal in Egypt Were Undercut To Read: Leslie Gelb argues that the US should back the Egyptian generals- Let’s get real and tamp down... read on
  • Rosner’s Torah-Talk: Parashat Ki Tetze with Rabbi Aaron Alexander

    August 16, 2013 | 7:46 am Our Special guest this week is Rabbi Aaron Alexander, the Associate Dean of the Ziegler School and Lecturer in Rabbinics and Jewish Law.  Along with his academic teaching Rabbi... read on
  • August 16, 2013

    August 16, 2013 | 3:46 am The US Headline: His Options Few, Obama Rebukes Egypt’s Leaders To Read: Robert Kaplan believes that President Obama's foreign policy is defined by 'not being like Bush', rather... read on
  • The American Zion Exchange, Part 2: The Old Testament as a Common Denominator in Early America

    August 15, 2013 | 6:53 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 15, 2013

    August 15, 2013 | 4:01 am The US Headline: U.S. Condemns Crackdown but Announces No Policy Shift To Read: Marc Lynch believes that the US should make a statement and cut its aid to Egypt- With blood in... read on
  • The Likud’s Hanegbi is Going to J Street to “Have a Dialogue”

    August 14, 2013 | 7:57 am Tzachi Hanegbi tells me it was "a simple decision" to attend this fall's J Street conference in Washington. He says he "believes in having a dialogue with Jewish organizations", and... read on
  • August 14, 2013

    August 14, 2013 | 4:00 am The US Headline: Dempsey meets Prime Minister Netanyahu on second day of Israel visit To Read: According to Michael Singh, the success of the Israeli-Palestinian talks largely... read on
  • The Bank of Israel Joke is On Us

    August 13, 2013 | 8:08 am My NYT-HIT article from last week is about the Bank of Israel, and about Israel's difficulties in finding a Governor for it. Here's a different version if this article. Since it was... read on
  • August 13, 2013

    August 13, 2013 | 3:44 am The US Headline: Syrian War Shapes Trip by Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff To Read: FP's Will Inboden points out what he sees as the Obama administration's 'diplomatic... read on
  • What to Expect from Jewish Rich People

    August 12, 2013 | 8:12 am We already recommended the new study on The Future of Jewish Giving in one of our Headlines & Reads last week, but this one merits another look. Jewish giving is essential to Jewish... read on
  • August 12, 2013

    August 12, 2013 | 3:52 am The US Headline: McCain: Obama’s ‘slouch’ comment dismissive of Putin To Read: Hussein Ibish writes about the Arab perception of American omnipotence (which stands in stark... read on
  • 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

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