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  • Could Donald Trump happen in Israel?

    December 8, 2015 | 8:12 am

    Months ahead of Israel’s elections, a rich celebrity who’s never held elected office announces he will run for prime minister. He attacks the current leadership as weak and ineffective. He vows to wield a stronger hand against terror, to shut out Israel’s enemies and to realize the...

  • November 6, 2012

    By Shmuel Rosner

    November 6, 2012 | 12:51 am


    Syrian Rebels for Romney

    Disappointed by Obama, those fighting the Assad regime is hoping that a President Romney would intervene in Syria, writes Anna Therese Day in the Daily Beast

    With the Assad regime escalating its aerial bombardments of “liberated” Syrian...

  • When Jonathan Mann and Israelis meet

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    November 1, 2012 | 10:30 am

    On Monday, a very special event took place at my campus in Tel Aviv University. CNN's anchor and correspondent, Jonathan Mann, came for a visit, in order to host a conference on the topic: "The U.S elections: why does it matter to us?" The event was covered by press worldwide, and...

  • October 12, 2012

    By Shmuel Rosner

    October 12, 2012 | 4:12 am


    Don’t risk Israel’s security on Obama’s words

    Sheldon Adelson lashes out at the president over his policies on Israel, in an opinion piece for JNS.org

    Think about Obama’s anti-Israel friends and mentors—radicals like Rashid Khalidi, Frank Marshall Davis,...

  • Biden and Netanyahu on the same page? Parsing Biden-Ryan words on Iran

    By Shmuel Rosner

    October 12, 2012 | 2:57 am

    Foreign policy was probably over represented as an issue in yesterday’s debate: Americans are more interested in domestic issues this year, and the time devoted to Iran and Israel doesn’t reflect the weight that the voters will give these issues as they make their decisions....

  • October 10, 2012

    By Shmuel Rosner

    October 10, 2012 | 2:12 am


    Enough Already

    Neither Obama nor Romney are as good - or as bad - as American Jews are led to believe, writes Aaron David Miller in Foreign Policy

    Too many Democrats want to pretend that Barack Obama is the most pro-Israel president in American history (see Joe...

  • Likud voters: Romney 77%, Obama 5%

    By Shmuel Rosner

    September 7, 2012 | 8:44 am

    I was on Israeli television yesterday with my friend and Panels Politics pollster Dr. Menachem Lazar, when he suddenly produced a new survey on what Israelis think about the American elections. Produced, but only very briefly, mentioning one or two numbers and moving on to the next...

  • Care about Iran? You’re more likely to vote Romney

    By Shmuel Rosner

    April 18, 2012 | 11:52 am

    Take a quick look at the following two tables from PEW’s recent report on the politics ‎of Election 2012. These are the topics voters think are important by order:‎


    And these are the same priorities divided by party:‎


    Note these things:‎

    ‎1.‎ While voters...

  • Weekend tidbits: Should I bother with Florida?

    By Shmuel Rosner

    January 15, 2012 | 12:06 am


    I was going to go to Florida to write about the Republican race. I have a plane ticket and all other necessary arrangements have been made. But should I really bother with a race that seems all but over? With Romney leading by 15% over Newt Gingrich, one wonders whether taking...