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Moshe-Mordechai van Zuiden
Apr 17, 2019, 6:24 PM
The emergence of a large political center in Israel
"The Right won, the Left lost" is all smoke and mirrors
Apr 16, 2019, 5:33 PM
A Unity Government to End the Haredi Quagmire
Everyone benefits, especially haredim To date no one has been able to articulate any genuine, deep-seated policy differences between Likud and Blue and White. Perhaps this is because the latter, correctly, did not bother to work up a platform other...
Apr 15, 2019, 12:57 PM
Post-election doomsayers: Just stop, please
When all the ballots were finally counted, my Facebook feed filled with exclamations of depression. A bit melodramatic, I thought. I also wondered how many here in the U.S. actually understand not just how Israel’s parliamentary system works, but...
Apr 12, 2019, 7:08 AM
Soon on the Moon
Next year in Jerusalem or soon on the Moon? Oops, Beresheet just went crazy - like a baboon! Small country, big dreams; white shirts, and blue jeans. Oops, Blue&White said: "I wish I could, become like Likud!" In Israel long time ago, in Jericho they went...
Francine M. Gordon
Apr 9, 2019, 7:49 AM
Of Overreach or Oseh Shalom
Tomorrow, April 9, I will observe the one year yartzeit of Maccabee, my beloved wired-hair fox terrier who represented a certain stage of my life. At 16-1/2 years, Mac lived a long and colorful life as the dog of...
Apr 7, 2019, 4:27 PM
Blue-and-White Resurrects the Zionist Shechina – Spirit
Thanks to Bibi-the-corruptor and his party of patsies, this election is essentially about Israel’s soul
Apr 7, 2019, 2:14 PM
Campaigns for the 2020 American election have begun. Candidates will address every imaginable issue including immigration, gun control, foreign policy and others. Here too, politicians talk about lots of things but in Israeli politics there is really only one...
Apr 7, 2019, 1:43 PM
Why green in this election is actually Blue and White
If Israel’s environment could vote, if nature had a say -- who it would it support in this week’s elections? We humans hold the land of Israel in trust for all of the creatures of the land. So it...
Apr 7, 2019, 12:59 PM
Israel’s Democracy Deserves Your Respect
Dear World, This week an amazing thing will happen in the Middle East. Keep that in mind, because your local media may not represent it that way. Millions of citizens, men and women, regardless of gender, ethnicity, race or religion, will...
Apr 6, 2019, 10:34 PM
What Does Our Election Mean to Me?
Like many other Olim I moved to Israel because of an ideal. Like many other Olim, I wanted to make Israel my home. Yes, I’m very happy I made Aliyah. But, yes there is a But, I, like many...