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Tag: Israel Elections
August 1, 2012 | 7:56 am
July 19, 2012 | 12:07 am
Bernard Gwertzman of the Council on Foreign Relations holds on a wide-ranging conversation with Elliott Abrams about the state of affairs in Israel, including the possibility of new elections, unease over Syria and whether a strike on Iran is...
July 5, 2012 | 11:40 am
There is a crisis, and as much as all parties would like to avoid further escalation of it, it’s not at all clear that they still have control over their own fate. Why the crisis? Simply and very briefly put: Kadima joined Netanyahu’s coalition to save itself from...
June 24, 2012 | 11:59 am
June 7, 2012 | 8:12 am
May 23, 2012 | 7:24 am
May 8, 2012 | 4:43 am
By bringing the largest party into his coalition, he prime minister has made himself politically untouchable, writes Yossi Verter in Haaretz.
After getting over initial feelings of disgust and nausea, you have to admit that...
May 7, 2012 | 4:38 am
The new socialist president will steer France away from his predecessor’s hardline policies, writes Muhammad Sahimi for PBS.
Assembling a coalition with communists and smaller center-left parties, Hollande...
May 6, 2012 | 6:03 am
British leftists are kowtowing to an ever-growing Islamist movement, at the expense of Israel and the Jewish people, writes David Pryce-Jones in the National Review.
In order to focus their hostility, the enemies of Israel ascribe...
May 3, 2012 | 5:27 pm
May 3, 2012 | 3:31 am
Jewish tradition has more in common with modern Christian values than it has with the liberal attitudes espoused by many Jews today, argues Michael Medved in Commentary Magazine.
In which areas, exactly, can committed Jews identify...