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Arlene Bridges Samuels
Sep 15, 2018, 1:26 AM
Israel Defense Forces, Ziv Hospital, Israel Flying Aid Helping Their “Enemies.”
The IDF’s “Operation Good Neighbor” and Ziv Hospital are striking examples of Israel’s overt humanitarian outreach. Thousands of Syrians who have considered Israel as an enemy now have an entirely different viewpoint. Unlike their dictator Bashar Assad-the “barrel-bomb” tyrant...
Jul 19, 2018, 7:14 AM
When Buzzwords Are All You Have
Alexandria Ocasio Cortez is the newest superstar of the American left. Last month, during a Democratic Party primary election for a seat in the United Stated House of Representatives from New York, she toppled longtime incumbent Joe Crowley. Ocasio Cortez...
Jul 14, 2018, 6:48 AM
Could Israel’s Startup Nation be the key for peace with the Palestinian people?
I’m always hesitant when it comes to holding an event at a Chabad House. I don’t know if it’s the fear of the need to conform to the orthodox nature of the place, or just the hit or miss possibility...
Alexander W. Titus
Jul 12, 2018, 6:47 AM
Israel’s Fake News Problem
Donald Trump may have famously coined the term “fake news” during the 2016 US presidential election, but by no means is he the first to fall victim to this scourge. The state of Israel has had to deal with...
Jun 14, 2018, 5:21 AM
Why speaking less and listening more will make you a better advocate for Israel
If they were right, I’d agree, but it’s them they know not me. These closing lyrics from Yusuf Islam’s (formerly Cat Stevens) Father and Son epitomize one of the major failures of traditional Israel advocacy and why more young people...
May 30, 2018, 10:31 PM
I Am Returning My Sherut L’Am Award to the HUC
I have been a member of the Jewish Communal Service since 1972; a product of two Schools of Jewish Communal Service (HUC-JIR and Hornstein/Brandeis) led by Jerry Bubis z’l and Bernie Reisman z’l. One of the proudest days of my...
May 15, 2018, 7:55 AM
Can Paul Ryan Play Tennis with Nancy Pelosi? Israel Says Yes
What if Paul Ryan would decide to go for a tennis game with Nancy Pelosi? The chances are they would not be able to show their faces to those who sent them to office. Just a few years ago, then-House...
May 1, 2018, 12:22 AM
American Jews Biggest Threat on Campus Isn’t BDS, It’s…
When I first started this journey, I thought the biggest challenge at the Universities would be to book my talks and have the opportunity to speak out. But as I progress, I started seeing a different, more disturbing picture. Jewish students...
Apr 30, 2018, 6:59 PM
Israel Must Bridge It’s Gap with American Jewry
As an Israeli Zionist, I do not wish to engage in soul-searching on behalf of US Jewry. All I wish to do is claim that the time has come to articulate a new Zionist position that will grant full...
Apr 23, 2018, 7:27 AM
The State of Israel Must Do More for American-Israelis
There are about 700,000 Israelis living in North American. That number is larger than the number of Israelis living in Tel Aviv. And yet, when it comes to engaging Israelis living abroad, the state of Israel seems to have...