In the wake of the Lebanon War (which started 31 years ago this week) there was a tectonic shift in the political discourse in Israel. One of the aftershocks of this movement of the political plates created a fissure in the Religious Zionist community which opened a space for a...
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Tag: Lebanon War
June 12, 2013 | 4:21 pm
June 8, 2012 | 3:39 am
David Margolick of Vanity Fair profiles the Israeli prime minister, meeting Netanyahu in Jerusalem – and hearing from his supporters and detractors too.
The Iranian threat has made Bibi even more politically formidable: a supreme leader...
June 6, 2012 | 2:18 am
Marking 30th anniversary of the start of the first Lebanon War, Amir Taheri writes in the New York Post that the Israel’s defeat of Arafat and the PLO in Lebanon served to give rise to darker powers in the country, thanks to Syria and Iran....
June 5, 2012 | 9:48 am
January 18, 2012 | 10:57 am
Israeli Interior Minister Eli Yishai apologized for saying that Israel fell short in the Second Lebanon War because its soldiers did not have faith.
Yishai, amid calls for his removal from office, said Wednesday in a statement that his words were taken out of context and that only a...
October 19, 2011 | 4:04 pm
December 23, 2010 | 9:50 am
WikiLeaks will release sensitive leaked diplomatic cables regarding Israel in the coming months, its founder said.
Julian Assange told Al-Jazeera Wednesday that his website will release top secret letters dealing with the 2006 Second Lebanon war, the assassination of a high-level...
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December 20, 2007 | 7:00 pmXmas Resolution Renews 'Christian Nation' Debate
A seemingly benign U.S. congressional resolution supporting Christmas has become the latest fodder in the debate over whether America is a "Christian nation."
Nearly all the members of the House of Representatives, including a majority...
May 24, 2007 | 8:00 pmI write in sadness -- deep sadness.
Almost 25 years ago, I read a one-line description of Jewish leadership that has haunted me ever since. The author, whose name I have repressed, wrote: "Only a confirmed anti-Semite could believe that the Jewish people have the leadership they...