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  • August 15, 2012

    By Shmuel Rosner

    August 15, 2012 | 2:03 am


    Israel Should Retake Philadelphi

    Daniel Mandel of Algemeiner argues that Israel should take dramatic action in Sinai to stem the wave of violence emanating from there.

    [T]he case is strong: without having to clash with an internationally recognized regime holding...

  • July 13, 2012

    By Shmuel Rosner

    July 13, 2012 | 3:26 am


    Ehud Olmert could be Israel’s comeback kid

    His acquittal leaves the former prime minister well-placed for a return to politics, something that could change the future of the peace process, writes Nir Eisikovits in Christian Science Monitor.

    Olmert will almost certainly...

  • Being a light unto the Jews

    June 6, 2012 | 2:30 pm

    My father-in-law, Yaghoub Shofet, is a Persian Jew who was born and raised in Iran. He is from a rabbinic family. His father, and all his ancestors on his father’s side, were rabbis. His older brother, Chacham Yedidia Shofet, was the Chief Rabbi of Iran during the reign of the...

  • March 9, 2012

    By Shmuel Rosner

    March 9, 2012 | 3:58 am

    Meet the Israeli ‘Octet’ That Would Decide an Iran Attack

    Eli Lake of the Daily Beast explains how Netanyahu is not the only one who decides whether Israel will strike Iran.

    Israeli law requires that major national-security decisions, like signing peace accords or ordering...

  • Elegy for a Dream

    By Gina Nahai

    September 8, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    I came to America 30 years ago last month. I arrived in Los Angeles the night Elvis died. I was 16 years old, fresh out of a Swiss boarding school, about to start my first year of college. This was two years before the Islamic Revolution, yet I had left Iran willingly and without...
  • Persia held hostage, film at 11

    By Steve Greenberg

    April 12, 2007 | 8:00 pm