Zionism and Israel Are Pro-Choice: Embrace Them Both

September 15, 2017

Rabbis who attended the AIPAC-sponsored National Rabbinic Symposium Association meeting in Washington at the end of August sat in my sessions on Zionism with common interests.

Are the College Years Too Late for Israel Education?

August 18, 2017

CIE’s focus on Israel engagement with students before they reach college age is strongly endorsed by Gary Rosenblatt, Jewish Week editor.

Eighty Years later: Cogent Perspective on the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

July 28, 2017

Abba Eban, writing in The Israel Yearbook in 1977, recounted what a British official, Sir Reginald Coupland said about how to end or wind down political conflict in Palestine.

Rafik Halabi – It Is time to Save Our State

July 16, 2017

“The three brainwashed Muslim fanatics from Umm al-Fahm, who carried out the Temple Mount attack, are not Israelis. An Israeli is someone like former MK Shachiv Shnaan, who taught his son that Israel is his state, the state he sacrificed his life for while defending the Temple Mount.”

History, Politics and Diplomacy of the Arab-Israeli Conflict

July 10, 2017

Ken Stein’s Third Edition of most “comprehensive” document compilation available on Israel and the Arab-Israeli Conflict Ebook and kindle versions

Mass Haredi Protest in Brooklyn: A Symptom of a Greater Tension Between the Ultra-Orthodox and Israel

June 26, 2017

On June 11, nearly 20,000 ultra-Orthodox Hassidic men and boys gathered at Barclay’s Stadium in Brooklyn.

Surveys: 50 Years Since the Six-Day War – The Guttman Center for Public Opinion

June 16, 2017

During the 1967 Six-Day War, the State of Israel conquered territory that tripled its size. Though Israel later ceded the clear majority of that territory in the context of a peace agreement with Egypt, the war changed the contours of Israeli politics and opened an ideological rift that has been at its core ever since.

50 Year Anniversary of the Six-Day War: Possible Political Scenarios and their Implications

June 9, 2017

The Israel Democracy Institute and Institute for National Security Studies (INSS) held a two day forum at the end of May 2017, on possible scenarios for the future of Israel.

A Look Into Israeli Tech

June 1, 2017

Israel is widely referred to as the “startup nation,” with more Nasdaq-listed companies than any other country in the world, aside from the US and China. Israel’s robust tech sector finds its roots in numerous factors within Israeli society, institutions, geography and geology.

Joseph Braude: Arab-Israeli Relations in a New Regional Framework

April 1, 2017

A thoughtful perspective of Arab-Israeli relations, that places the Palestinian-Israeli conflict within a regional framework, still burdened by multiple political uncertainties. (August 2016)

Asaf Romirowsky: Jimmy Carter’s House of Mirrors

December 12, 2016

Lewis Carroll’s Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found are a great way to understand the Palestinian narrative and in particular, advocates of the Palestinian cause like former President Jimmy Carter.

President Trump and International Relations

November 28, 2016

America’s new president has the potential to thoroughly shake up international relations. Volker Perthes lays out five theses that researchers and policymakers will need to address.