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  • The FDR Exchange, Part 1: Did Roosevelt Fail the Jews of Europe?

    September 22, 2013 | 4:39 am Both of our guests in the following exchange are Distinguished Professors of history at American University in Washington, DC- Richard Breitman received his B.A. from Yale University... read on
  • Rosner’s Torah-Talk: Sukkot with Rabbi Naftali Rothenberg

    September 18, 2013 | 6:50 am Our special guest this week is Rabbi Professor Naftali Rothenberg, senior research fellow at the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute, where he is Jewish Culture and Identity Chair and editor... read on
  • September 18, 2013

    September 18, 2013 | 3:53 am The US Headline: Obama says he wants to test Iran president's interest in dialogue To Read: According to Jonah Golberg, Assad's Chemical attack succeeded in making the US forget... read on
  • 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

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