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  • December 18, 2013

    December 18, 2013 | 4:01 am The US Headline: Iranian Linked to Setad Wanted by U.S. for Attempted Arms Smuggling Read: Column Lynch reports on a dispute between the US and Russia regarding the chemical... read on
  • More Notes on that “Limiting Dialogue on Israel” Nonsense

    December 17, 2013 | 7:58 am Swarthmore A few days ago, I wrote a rather harsh article about the Swarthmore College Hillel controversy. I called the actions of the student-rebels "juvenile", as I think they... read on
  • December 17, 2013

    December 17, 2013 | 4:06 am The US Headline: U.K., U.S. Pledge No Let-up in Iran Sanctions Enforcement Read: Washington Post's Fred Hiatt points out the discrepancy between Obama's Syria policy and between... read on
  • Politicizing a Snowstorm

    December 16, 2013 | 8:07 am A snow storm is a joy and a nuisance. In Israel, it is usually mostly a joy, as it is usually rare, short and painless. But this year is different. This year – in the last couple of... read on
  • December 16, 2013

    December 16, 2013 | 4:10 am The US Headline: Kerry: Syria non-lethal aid to resume quickly Read: According to Gordon Lubold, Chuck Hagel's presence still isn't being felt at the Pentagon- Since he... read on
  • December 15, 2013

    December 15, 2013 | 4:04 am The US Headline: Syrian Islamist rebels to meet U.S. officials: opposition sources Read: Doyle McManus takes a look at the US' dire options in Syria, the result of years of failed... read on
  • Rosner’s Torah Talk: Parashat Vayechi with Rabbi Josh Yuter

    December 13, 2013 | 5:19 am Our guest this week is Rabbi Josh Yuter, rabbi of The Stanton St. Shul on New York’s historic Lower East Side. Rabbi Yuter was ordained in 2003 from Yeshiva University’s Rabbi Isaac... read on
  • December 13, 2013

    December 13, 2013 | 4:09 am The US Headline: US Hits Firms Over Iran; Sanctions Debate Goes On Read: Bill Keller compares between Iran's hardliners and America's, two groups which, according to Keller, have a... read on
  • The Juvenile Swarthmore College Rebellion and the Priggish Talk of “Censorship”

    December 12, 2013 | 8:05 am There's nothing I find more boring than the cries of "censorship" over every attempt to set ground-rules for discussions in Jewish institutions over Israel. Boring, Whiny, and... read on
  • December 12, 2013

    December 12, 2013 | 3:53 am The US Headline: Pro-sanctions U.S. lawmakers will introduce new Iran bill soon To Read: Jeffrey Goldberg believes that John Kerry's speech at the Saban Forum shows how pro-Israel... read on
  • The Cold War Exchange, Part 1: Israel and Iran, Then and Now

    December 11, 2013 | 7:28 am Dr. Howard Patten is a teaching fellow in Middle East & Mediterranean Studies at King's College in London. Howard is a graduate of UCL, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, where he was... read on
  • December 11, 2013

    December 11, 2013 | 4:33 am The US Headline: Congress assails Iran nuclear deal, but new sanctions appear unlikely To Read: John Allen Gay thinks that Obama's handshake with Castro was no big deal and that... read on
  • Israel’s Bedouins: Another Reasonable Plan Fails to Overcome a Volatile Political Atmosphere

    December 10, 2013 | 8:02 am Israel's seven-billion-NIS ($2 billion) plan to advance the lives of the Bedouin community in the Negev desert was the topic of an article I wrote a week ago for The New York Times.... read on
  • December 10, 2013

    December 10, 2013 | 4:22 am The US Headline: US defense bill boosts funding for joint Israel missile defense projects To Read: Politico's Susan Glasser asks whether Hillary Clinton was a good secretary of... read on
  • The Premature End of the Lapid-Bennett Alliance

    December 9, 2013 | 8:10 am The last Israeli elections forced Prime Minister Netanyahu to form a coalition he didn't really like. But it was the coalition most Israelis seemed to want, at the center of which two... read on

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