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Mar 31, 2017, 1:13 PM
Aesthetic Peace Plan for the Middle East
The Trump administration’s quest for peace between the Jewish State and the Islamic world will be thrown in the dustbin of history like all prior attempts unless it realizes that the problem and solution for bringing peace is not...
Moshe-Mordechai van Zuiden
Mar 30, 2017, 12:19 PM
Safety at Israeli Construction Sites Wanting: Preconditions, Causes and Solutions
The March 28 paper Jerusalem Post carried an interview with Ron Cohen by Lidat Gravé-Lazi, The Jerusalem Post’s education and social welfare reporter: Construction industry in Israel very problematic, says Labor Ministry official; Occupational-safety head says country seriously lacks...
Mar 30, 2017, 6:33 AM
My 2017 AIPAC — Palpable inspiration
What did people call ‘Jewish Pride’ in the old country? In Yiddish, they’d say Nachas, with a soft ‘ch’, but in our house - we pronounced it Nachos, like the tortilla chip. But, I guess it makes no difference what...
Mar 28, 2017, 3:21 PM
East Jerusalem EMT Saves Sleeping Family
I am often inspired by local heroes. People who do the right thing at the right time regardless of other things that might be going on at the time. People who go the extra mile and reach out and...
Mar 28, 2017, 2:40 PM
Last week, I was very fortunate to have been invited to a special observance. My friend, Saleh Damiger, announcer for the Washington bureau of the Voice of America in Kurdistan, invited me to a local traditional Newroz or new...
Mar 27, 2017, 3:05 PM
An Israeli in Bahrain
He engaged with the supposed enemy -- debating, laughing, befriending, holding his tongue, and never truly afraid
Mar 26, 2017, 1:13 PM
Facing the New Exodus: A Timeless Tale for Contemporary Times
Nearly a year ago, I made a life-changing decision to enter the Syrian Jewish community in Brooklyn and to see what happens. That turned out to be one of the most rewarding and enriching experiences that I brought into my...
Mar 25, 2017, 12:14 AM
My Zionism is Feminist and My Feminism is Zionist
Dear Linda Sarsour, I am both a proud Feminist(1) and a proud Zionist; not only do I not struggle with reconciling these two essential parts of my identity and moral fabric, I understand that they are natural extensions of one...
Mar 24, 2017, 7:38 AM
Jewish Activists Are Having Their “Golda” Moment
Israel, "The Start-up Nation," has become such a successful capitalist country that many people may have forgotten its socialist roots. Besides the kibbutzim and moshavim -- collective farms that once dotted the country -- Israel is a modern welfare...
Mar 23, 2017, 5:50 PM
Higher walls won't bring peace
Israelis and Palestinians are colleagues and friends across industrial zones in Judea and Samaria -- coexistence is a given