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Jan 14, 2021, 3:31 PM
Understanding the Wave of Normalization in the Middle East
Recent developments in the Middle East signify major, and positive, changes in regional dynamics and balances. Four Arab countries—the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Bahrain, Sudan, and Morocco—have established, or are in the process of establishing, diplomatic relations with Israel;...
Jan 7, 2021, 11:33 PM
How Israel should approach a new Iran nuclear deal
The Abraham Accords present a unique opportunity for Israel and the regional Arab states to collectively confront the prospects of a nuclear-armed Iran, but not in the way one might think. With the incoming Biden Administration planning to re-enter the Joint...
Jan 7, 2021, 12:24 PM
Third Lockdown, Fourth Election
Is our third (hopefully last) lockdown, on the heels of a fourth Israeli election in two years, an opportunity for collective introspection and transformation? The Abraham Accords Peace Agreements for normalization and peace are now in place, with signatories that...
Jan 7, 2021, 12:17 AM
Opinion: On Zionism & Jihad
The Abraham Accords have produced a whole new world many of us could have only dreamed of. Indeed, there are political and business benefits that will be gained, but more importantly there is a movement of the people –...
Jan 6, 2021, 2:13 PM
Investor beware: Israelis face unique risks in the UAE
The rules are rigged – what's earned in the UAE is likely to stay in the UAE – and the more successful you are, the higher the risk
Jan 3, 2021, 3:45 PM
Shalom aleichem, salaam aleikum
For Emiratis who are trying to understand how to work with Israelis
Natalie Katerina Hilder
Jan 3, 2021, 3:44 PM
The ‘Old-New’ Peace Agreements (And Its Adversaries)
On this day 102 years ago, two visionaries sought to create an Arab-Jewish alliance to combat their mutual enemy of colonialism and to ensure that both Arabs and Jews would collaborate for their reciprocal self-actualization, when they signed the...
Jan 2, 2021, 10:42 PM
Peace with Israel is right because it’s right
The growing normalization between Israel and Arab states is great to see and long overdue. Haviv Rettig Gur wrote in The Times of Israel that even though “the Emiratis asked for F-35s, the Moroccans recognition of their claim over Western...
Jan 1, 2021, 7:24 AM
I’m not a sports fan. Especially not soccer, not even Israeli soccer, though I tend to at least glance at the headlines of any story that has to do with the Jewish state. But in the run up to New Year’s...
Jan 1, 2021, 12:00 AM
The Light of Zion and the First Rays of Dawn
As 2020 winds down, Israel is in sight of victory in World War C. The enemy is so small that we can’t see it, but it has brought our lives to a screeching halt the way that no war...