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Nov 3, 2020, 12:51 PM
Alone in a pandemic: Immigrants in Israel need to see loved ones
The corona restrictions on visits from abroad are too narrow and too specific for the varied needs of olim. I'm working to change that.
Mar 26, 2017, 12:48 PM
The Imperative of Memory
As we approach Pesach, the imperative of memory becomes more pronounced. Beyond the cleaning and cooking frenzy, the Seder serves as the ultimate annual reminder of the imperative of memory that forms part of our individual, familial and national...
Feb 17, 2017, 1:39 PM
More on the Settlement Law: A Follow-up to the Cotler-Lewin Debate
One of the challenges of the Law is that it is often limited in its analysis to the parameters of the issue at hand, without the zoom-out, birds-eye-view benefit of the context in which it exists. It is this...
Dec 26, 2016, 11:24 AM
Taking Back Chanukah
I miss Christmas. I miss the decorative, colorful lights sparkling in the night. I miss the snow that they shine on, providing a most pristine, elegant backdrop. I miss the lighthearted sense of carefree, unplanned vacation, unhampered by obligation....
Jun 9, 2016, 10:56 AM
Remembering what Education is all about
This week I had the privilege of fully understanding the concept of intergenerational connectivity. In the relay race of the overall advancement of mankind, I was offered a peek into my own role on the planet, in the handoff...
May 11, 2016, 3:14 PM
From redemption to tragedy… and back again
Spring has always been my favorite time of year. Whether it is the melting of snow; the crisp air; the vivid hues and colors; the visible, almost audible progression of budding flowers; the radiant smiles on people’s faces; or...
Apr 17, 2016, 10:43 AM
The neverending walk to freedom
Spring has sprung; buds are in bloom, dust is in the air (in some parts of the world), while snow is melting (yet in others). These are but harbingers, announcing the approaching culmination of one of the most significant...
Mar 22, 2016, 2:08 PM
Back to the Future
A second officer from Oxford University’s Labour Club, the club’s disabilities officer, resigned this week, explaining that he did so as the club forces members to “subscribe to a radical ideology of division and isolation.” The officer stated “I...
Jan 28, 2016, 5:16 PM
When the pope is asked to pray
Even the expressed desire for peace feels empty when it comes with smiles for those who contribute to global terror
Jan 7, 2016, 11:06 PM
Building Bridges over Troubled Waters
Much has been written and said about the challenges that we face, as individuals, communities and even countries, in a fast changing, global reality. Social media is but a manifestation of an alternate reality in which there are few,...
MK Michal Cotler-Wunsh is a Member of Knesset in the Blue and White Party in Israel. She is the Chair of the Subcommittee on Israel-Diaspora Relations and an active member of the Immigration, Integration, and Diaspora Affairs Committee.