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  • Briefs: ‘Christian Nation’ vote; Aid to P.A.

    December 20, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    Xmas 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...

  • Briefs: Sukkah at UC Davis vandalized; Poll: Israelis want united Jerusalem

    October 11, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Sukkah at UC Davis Vandalized

    Anti-Israel statements, including "End Israeli Occupation" and "Free Palestine," were spray-painted on the inside of the sukkah at the Chabad House at UC Davis. Rabbi Shmary Brownstein, co-director of the Chabad House, said in an interview with the...

  • Israel experiencing revival of democratic life thanks to Winograd

    By Uri Dromi

    May 10, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Something good is happening to Israeli democracy these days. Precisely when several indicators seem to show that Israelis are becoming weary of their democratic system; when the Index of Israeli Democracy, published by professor Asher Arian and his team from the Israel Democracy...
  • Incumbency aids Olmert in surviving party ‘coup’

    By Leslie Susser

    May 10, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    By all accounts, Prime Minister Ehud Olmert should have been history.

    The Winograd Commission's interim report issued April 30 on last summer's second Lebanon War could not have been more scathing. The paragraph on the prime minister's responsibility for the failures and...
  • What now after Winograd?

    By Dina Kraft

    May 3, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    With "failure" officially stamped on Ehud Olmert's management of last summer's war against Hezbollah in Lebanon, the question is: What happens now?

    The Israeli public, deeply critical and hungry for blame, may yet stop short of ousting the unpopular prime minister because of a lack...
  • Israel needs to rethink national security

    By Gidi Grinstein

    April 26, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Celebrations of Israel's 59th year of independence may be overshadowed by the Winograd Commissions' interim report on the political and military leadership's conduct during the Second Lebanon War last summer.

    Personal conclusions notwithstanding, the report will expose an...