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  • Obama is selling us a lemon

    By David Suissa

    April 10, 2015 | 1:11 pm

    It’s easy to be lulled or seduced by President Barack Obama’s confident demeanor. He always appears so reasonable. 

    Obama will need all of his persuasive powers to sell us on his “framework” agreement with Iran because the agreement is a lemon — a dangerous lemon.

    At its best,...

  • Jewish Journal’s ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

    August 20, 2014 | 1:19 pm

    The Jewish Journal does the Ice Bucket Challenge and we would like to challenge Jeffrey Goldberg, Tom Friedman, David Brooks and Howard Stern to do it next!

    To donate, please visit www.alsa.org.

  • Obama’s sit down with Thomas Friedman

    August 12, 2014 | 11:40 am

    Last Friday, President Obama sat down for an interview with NY Times columnist Thomas Friedman about foreign affairs.  Although the topics were broader than the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians, the topic was broached.  When asked about whether he should be more...

  • Rice dissects American policies

    By Tom Tugend

    March 6, 2013 | 5:29 am

    For people with a palate for intellectual, social and physical nourishment, the annual Daniel Pearl Memorial Lecture at UCLA is a not-to-be-missed event.

    The lecture is one of the global events sponsored by the Daniel Pearl Foundation, established by Judea and Ruth Pearl after...

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  • Friedman responds to criticism over ‘bought and paid for’ jab at Congress

    December 20, 2011 | 3:23 pm

    New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman said that he should have used a more “precise term” when he wrote that congressional ovations for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu were “bought and paid for by the Israel lobby.”

    “In retrospect I probably should have used a more...

  • Israeli officials escalate war of words with N.Y. Times [UPDATE]

    December 20, 2011 | 3:14 pm

    Israeli officials are stepping up their criticism of The New York Times, slamming columnist Thomas Friedman and arguing that the newspaper is an unfit venue for an Op-Ed from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

    In a scathing letter first leaked last week to The Jerusalem Post, Ron...

  • Rothman calls on Friedman to apologize for ‘bought’ jab

    December 14, 2011 | 4:39 pm

    U.S. Rep. Steve Rothman called on New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman to apologize for saying congressional cheers for Benjamin Netanyahu were “bought and paid for.”

    In a column Wednesday arguing that Netanyahu’s polices were out of sync with American Jews, Friedman wrote, “I...

  • It Only Gets Worse

    By Thomas Friedman

    May 24, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    The long-awaited Mitchell commission report about Israeli-Palestinian violence was released yesterday, and now there is a debate over what to do with its recommendations. I have a suggestion. It's kind of a two-for-one deal. Take all the Mitchell reports, make a big pile out of them,...

  • Tom Friedman’s New World Order

    By Rob Eshman

    April 15, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    It was 1984. A tough, tight-lipped Israeli army colonel was leading a small group of journalists on a tour of southern Lebanon, where Israel was in the midst of a war. The journalists wore army-issue flak jackets. They listened and took notes, as if taking dictation. One...
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