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Sharona Margolin Halickman
Feb 22, 2019, 1:00 AM
Looking for a savior to solve our problems
In Parshat Mishpatim (Shmot 23: 20-24) we read: Behold, I will send an angel before you, to guard you on the way, and to bring you to the place that I have prepared. Be careful in his presence and obey...
Feb 21, 2019, 6:09 PM
Netanyahu legitimises Jewish supremacists to keep his job
Last night it was announced that two right-wing parties in Israel - Habayit Hayehudi (the Jewish Home), led by the National Union faction, and Otzma Yehudit (Jewish Power) would merge to run on a joint slate in the upcoming...
Feb 21, 2019, 1:39 PM
Those Who Undermined Their Political Parties in the Past Won’t Lead to a Better Future
The public's ability to return to form in the upcoming elections and stop pursuing leaders who belligerently undermine their own parties will essentially determine the future of our nation. We undoubtedly have a challenge ahead of us, but if...
Feb 21, 2019, 9:22 AM
Banned, assassinated, and now mainstreamed: Kahane lives
It's the boiling frog phenomenon: what began innocently enough with a few bad eggs ends with hatred and extremism engulfing the Knesset
Feb 20, 2019, 3:34 PM
An open letter to Yair Lapid
You would do well to make a small sacrifice now, for the sake of the State of Israel and the Jewish people
Feb 19, 2019, 5:26 PM
Netanyahu is the only person who can really damage Netanyahu now
Israel’s election campaign is about to enter its final phase. On 21 February party lists have to be published and the battle lines will be fixed. The mega-merger between Yair Lapid and Benny Gantz is significant, but may not...
Feb 18, 2019, 11:50 PM
The Face of the New (Hard) Right
TLV SALON - AYELET SHAKED On my mission to hear as many top Israeli legislators as possible speaking ahead of the general elections slated for April, I went to see Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked, presenting the platform of the New...
Feb 15, 2019, 4:14 AM
Israel’s changing demographics and the future
There are some interesting trends in Israel’s demography that have gone largely unnoticed despite the potential impact they may have on the country’s future. Data from the Central Bureau of Statistics and a report on settlement population derived from...
Moshe-Mordechai van Zuiden
Feb 15, 2019, 4:07 AM
No to the US War Plan for the Middle East!
As to be expected and as I predicted, the main architect of his Mideast "peace plan" has now declared that both parties need to compromise. Doesn't that sound reasonable? No, it doesn't for people who know anything about what...
Grant Arthur Gochin
Feb 14, 2019, 2:36 PM
Dissembling the Holocaust
“Dissembling” is a relatively new political term. It means obscuring the truth or falsification of appearances. In earlier times, it was often described as “putting lipstick on a pig”. When governments want to distort facts and represent a false...