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Sep 12, 2017, 12:07 AM
Marshall Plan 2017
The Western coalition forces fighting ISIS will not prevail. Make no mistake, they will come ahead guns blazing on the military front, but the idea and the spirit of ISIS will not die. For a fourth decade in a...
Oct 15, 2015, 8:57 PM
We Are the 96%
The settler population in the West Bank -- some 420,000 citizens -- comprises only 4% of the population of Israel. Yet their control of the political, diplomatic, and security discourse is much stronger than their percentage of the population,...
Sep 6, 2015, 3:13 PM
I Would Vote In Support of the Deal – A Reply to MK Dr. Michael Oren
Dr Michael Oren is a renowned historian. His opposition to the Iran nuclear deal is well documented. Time will only tell if the deal is successful in putting an end to Iran's nuclear aspirations. In the meantime the case...
Aug 16, 2015, 10:40 PM
No one wants to boycott Israel, only the settlements
Is Israel under a diplomatic attack? Of course. But is it questioning Israel's right to exist as we are led to believe by mainstream media and government officials? Hardly. It is questioning the legitimacy of the Occupation and Settlements...
Jul 17, 2015, 2:46 PM
Fund for a New Israel
Haaretz columnist Yisrael Harel writes that the Hebrew translation of the New Israel Fund should not be “a New Fund for Israel,” but rather “a Fund for a New Israel”, and he accuses the fund of supporting pro-Arab and...
May 18, 2015, 10:37 AM
About time: Israeli society fractures and it will only get better
I’m happy. Truly am. Finally we have a political discourse. Finally, we uncover the true face of our social and political players. Haredi parties extort Netanyahu for a few extra shekels, police brutality finally making its way to the...
May 16, 2015, 3:07 PM
State of necrophilia: Rethinking memorial days in Israel
What is the purpose of Memorial Day? Is it only to show those who were left behind that the country values the sacrifice made by their loved ones? Currently, this is how Israel observes its memorial day, but there...
Apr 11, 2015, 11:55 PM
At 68 isn’t it Time to Grow Up?
Israel's infamous "status-quo" was born out of necessity: the United Nations insisted that for the Jewish people's governing body to accept the 1947 Partition Plan, they must guarantee the freedom of every religious movement under their rule. That's what...
Apr 3, 2015, 6:34 PM
Occupation Occupation Occupation
The greatest trick the right has ever played on the Israeli public is making them think that the Palestinian issue is nothing more than a territorial dispute. It's not. It's an occupation. And here's why this status-quo will inevitably...
Mar 14, 2015, 12:17 AM
We Ignore It – And Yet it Persists
Palestinians. Peace process. Settlements. Occupation. None of these topics appear as an article tag option for a TOI blogger. Sweden, philanthropy, flag football, and Israel-India relations do. This is striking because TOI isn't considered a right wing publication. If even...
Son to immigrant parents from the FSU, holds a BA in Economics and MBA from Tel Aviv University. Served as a Captain in the IDF