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Sep 18, 2018, 5:57 PM
A case of campus discrimination
Universities, colleges and our overall work environments should be free of political bias. As a society, we should strive for an inclusive community where people of different beliefs and backgrounds can have equal opportunities, regardless of their potential political...
Sep 9, 2018, 7:02 PM
Gideon Levy is drunk on power
Haaretz columnist Gideon Levy accuses Israel of “power drunkenness” that fuels what he calls “its crimes and whims”. He claims that if Israel “weren’t so strong – too strong”, “its conduct would be more moral and more considerate”. But...
Dexter Van Zile
Aug 28, 2018, 10:37 PM
Why Was Harris the First? Will There Be Others?
By now you’d have to be living under a rock not to know that Episcopal Bishop Gayle Harris from Massachusetts has apologized for broadcasting unverified atrocity stories about Israel to her fellow bishops at her church’s General Convention in...
Aug 8, 2018, 11:20 AM
Israelis and Diaspora Jews: A Dysfunctional Family
My wife kicks my leg under the dinner table whenever guests rail against opponents of Netanyahu and critics of Israel. The U.N. and college students are also favorite targets. "Save your contrarian opinions for your articles, not the dinner table," she...
Aug 5, 2018, 1:20 AM
A Conversation with the Apologists
You all know the type. The type of activists, for whom no extreme is radical enough, and who proudly wear their "as a Jew" cap as they bend over backwards to apologize for Israel, for the supposed bigotry of any...
Jul 28, 2018, 9:58 AM
Saudis Abandon Palestinian Cause To Fight Iran
The Obama administration’s attempts to normalize relations with Iran triggered a series of realignments in the Middle East, not the least of which was a de facto alliance between the Israelis and Saudis. While the two countries have been...
Jul 23, 2018, 7:25 PM
I’m Taking a Break from My Journey to Promote Israel
This very well might be the hardest post I wrote since I began this journey over 13 months ago, yet I feel it'll be phoney and unfair of me not to share with you the feelings that wrap me...
Sharona Margolin Halickman
Jul 18, 2018, 5:02 PM
Take the trip and explain later
In Parshat Dvarim (Dvarim 1:22), Moshe recounts: “You approached me, all of you, and said, ‘Let us send men ahead of us to spy out the Land for us, and let them bring back word to us, the route...
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...
Jun 29, 2018, 6:34 AM
How Mainstream Jewish Organizations Whitewash Islamists
The Middle East Forum's recent report detailing the Islamic Relief's domestic and international ties to various Muslim Brotherhood shill organizations, Hamas-linked charities, and even the Muslim Brotherhood itself generated little buzz in the Jewish world. After a slew of investigations...