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  • Baltimore Diary: Don’t talk about Zionism, talk about solutions

    By Shmuel Rosner

    November 14, 2012 | 10:39 am

    It was the third day of the GA, and Baltimore saw its share of morning rain, and it was early – relatively early – when my first of two panel sessions began. So I can’t say it was a huge surprise not to have a full room for the discussion, sponsored and organized by the Toronto...

  • Struggling with mourning on Tisha b’Av? Join the oh-so-Jewish club of ‎confusion

    By Shmuel Rosner

    July 27, 2012 | 8:29 am

    Last week, I had lunch with President Shimon Peres at his residence. A ‎fascinating two-hour break from my usual schedule, talking mostly ‎about history and its lessons – or whether it had any. I was really a ‎sidekick at this event, the President wanted to meet a young and...

  • Israel-Diaspora crisis: Averted

    By Shmuel Rosner

    December 7, 2011 | 1:03 pm

    This week, Shmuel Rosner joins The Journal’s regular contributors as senior political editor, writing weekly for the print edition and blogging daily, and exclusively, for jewishjournal.com from Israel on his newly re-created Rosner’s Domain. This blog, which he started in 2005...

  • Jewish philanthropy in Israel will be marginalized if it doesn’t change

    By Gidi Grinstein

    November 15, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    Jewish philanthropy in Israel is at a crossroads. Powerful trends are marginalizing its impact on Israeli society. More than a billion dollars of philanthropic giving from Jews worldwide, spurred by endless goodwill, passion and care, are not impacting Israel or contributing to...
  • History Comes Alive

    By Ruth E. Gruber

    August 29, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Italian scholar Francesco Spagnolo is keenly aware of the long-standing Jewish presence in Italy.

    "Never before the creation of the State of Israel did Jews of so many varied origins live together, and in such a stimulating, if at times threatening, environment as in the land they...