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Dec 6, 2023, 9:01 AM
The Strange Genocide of Europe
The term “genocide” has been getting thrown around a lot as of late, with many competing narratives claiming themselves as victims of such a heinous crime. Both Palestinian and Israeli spokesmen have respectively described the Simchas Torah massacres, and...
Nov 21, 2023, 11:44 PM
Welcome Home? Rediscovering America as an Israeli
I left the U.S. in early 2017. Other than a brief visit the following year, I had not set foot on American soil until a little over two months ago, at the beginning of September. My return was unremarkable,...
Oct 23, 2023, 7:40 AM
Money Can’t Buy Me Love: Rethinking Israel’s American Support
The American Jewish community has responded in force to the unfolding crisis in Israel. Rallies have been organized, fundraisers held, and politicians petitioned to support Israel. President Biden has made many gestures of support and promised billions of dollars...
Oct 9, 2023, 7:40 AM
Israeli Hubris: The Price of Diplomatic Complacency
A little over half a year ago, China brokered a historic deal between Saudi Arabia and Iran. This deal was China’s first major foray into Middle-Eastern politics and signalled the end of Western domination of the region, which had...
Aug 10, 2023, 5:50 AM
Fighting Jewish Terrorism: A Call For Rabbinic Reinforcements
Religious-Zionist society is in disarray. After years of political neglect, rampant corruption and state persecution, our sector has all but dissolved into competing cults and agendas, a sorry state for any community, but an increasingly dangerous one for a...
May 9, 2023, 7:07 AM
And in the Darkness Bind Them: The Promise of a Unified Europe
Europe has been a problematic continent since its inception. From the violence of Ancient Rome to the bloody jihad of the crusades and numerous expulsions and religious book burnings, from feudalism, colonialism and the slave trade to the two...
Apr 18, 2023, 7:45 AM
Assisting the Macron Maneuver: Why Israel Should Pursue EU Membership
Last week, French President Emmanuel Macron provoked a wave of criticism surrounding a published interview he gave to “Politico” during his state visit of China. After having spent nearly six hours schmoozing with President Xi Jinping, he made a...
Apr 5, 2023, 4:41 AM
Let My People Go! Why U.S.-Israeli Relations Are Strained
Israel has suffered throughout its history from a long list of disasters and misfortunes. From its inception, it’s had to confront the darkest depths of human depravity, colonialist corruption and religious extremism, and, remarkably, it has beaten the odds...
Feb 23, 2023, 6:10 AM
Is It Worth It? Why Israel Should Pass the Judicial Reform
The past few weeks have been bloody. Israel seems to have stepped up its counter-offensive against the terrorists and the Palestinians have increased the dangerous vitriol that has sparked a new wave of grass-roots terrorism by disaffected individuals. The...
Jan 8, 2023, 12:26 AM
Leaving the Fold: The Natural Process of “De-Zionification”
Last Friday night, as I was taking an evening stroll with a friend, we passed a group of Religious-Zionist Israeli teenagers who approached me (I’m not entirely anonymous in my hometown community…) and asked to speak with me. I...
Originally from Westchester, NY, Aryeh made Aliyah 6 years ago.