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Jul 29, 2018, 11:06 PM
Ahed Tamimi Is (Still) Not Free
Today’s Israeli headlines all scream of Palestinian Arab Ahed Tamimi’s release from jail. Last year, the then-16-year-old Ahed assaulted an Israeli soldier on her front drive and was sentenced to an eight month prison sentence. Ahed wasn’t just any...
Jul 15, 2018, 7:41 PM
Breaking My Silence: I Love Hebron
They say you never really appreciate what you have until someone tries taking it away from you. No phrase more aptly describes my changing attitude towards Hebron. Since my first trip to Hebron as an 11 year old in...
Jul 9, 2018, 11:48 AM
BirthLeft: Settler on an Anti-Settler Tour
Call me a glutton for punishment, but I’m a settler who enjoys anti-Settler tours. I joined “Birthleft” with a group called, “All That’s Left: Anti-Occupation Collective,” for a tour of The City of David and Silwan. I was promised...
May 22, 2018, 7:58 PM
Tears at the Embassy
Although it seems like ages ago, it has been only a week since I attended the opening of the American Embassy in Jerusalem. What I thought would be a day of excitement and joy turned into a day of...
May 15, 2018, 6:44 PM
Why I’m Not Writing about Gaza
Over the past 24 hours the world’s attention has been focused on the Israeli-Gazan border. As Gazans try to infiltrate our border, Israeli soldiers have been taking necessary and at times, even lethal action to stop them. The scenes...
May 13, 2018, 3:22 PM
President Trump – a Man of His Word
In a recent Washington Post article, it was claimed that according to The Fact Checker’s database, which analyzes, categorizes and tracks every suspect statement uttered by the president, in the 466 days since he took office, President Trump has...
May 6, 2018, 10:11 PM
Please Come Back, Mr. President
Mr. President, Next Monday will be an historic day here in Jerusalem, Israel. Although promised by many, and even enshrined in law, the American Embassy in Tel Aviv has never moved to Jerusalem, Israel’s rightful capital. You have courageously decided...
Apr 17, 2018, 12:36 PM
Yossi Klein Halevi, ‘It is more important to be smart than correct’
This past weekend Yossi Klein Halevi wrote an op-ed for the Wall Street Journal entitled, “Israelis, Palestinians and the Necessary Injustice of Partition.” I consider Yossi a mentor, and I was hesitant to read a mentor’s possible critique of...
Mar 13, 2018, 11:58 PM
One Settler’s Appreciation of AIPAC’s Support for a Two State Solution
I am an Israeli Jew who lives in an all Jewish town in Judea and Samaria. This makes me a settler in the West Bank. I not only support Israeli Jews living in Judea and Samaria, I support expansive...
Mar 2, 2018, 4:04 AM
Why I AM Attending AIPAC
“It’s time you opened your eyes and left the AIPAC world,” is a criticism I hear often these days. This Sunday morning AIPAC will kick off its annual Policy Conference in Washington D.C. and it’ll be my 14th time...
Rabbi Uri Pilichowski is an educator. As a teacher, author and speaker, he teaches Torah and Politics, where he specifically emphasizes rational thought and conceptual analysis.