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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...
Raymond M. Berger
Dec 30, 2018, 11:39 PM
The Upside-Down World of Israel Haters
A chorus of Israel-haters has turned reality upside-down. Stories of everyday people in strange and improbable situations -- that was the theme of the Twilight Zone, a popular US television program in the 1960s. In one episode, entitled The Eye of...
Dec 24, 2018, 5:56 PM
Gaza: Six lies and one truth
Another war between Israel and Hamas will happen, perhaps in 2019. It is not a matter of “if” but a matter of “when”. When it happens, the accusations against Israel will grow louder and more aggressive than ever, just...
Dec 9, 2018, 1:11 AM
The UNjust United Nations
This week the United Nations failed to pass a General Assembly resolution designating Hamas a terrorist organization, despite Hamas being designated as such by the United States for 25 years already. What the United States knows intrinsically and based on...
Nov 25, 2018, 10:12 AM
Television vs. telehearing
Last week I invited six friends for pastries, ice cream and coffee to my apartment in Rishon. I made sure to buy pareve ice cream in the event that a guest may have eaten a meat meal. As we...
Michael S. Diamond
Sep 26, 2018, 7:33 AM
Some Assembly Required: Vayelech
A symphony of curses! Ram Nissan still found it hard, in spite of having seen the sweetness shining from Moshe’s face, to hear the endless litany of imprecations levied at the Jewish people as they stood willingly at the...
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...
Aug 30, 2018, 10:13 AM
Redefining 'Palestinian refugee' is long past due
The unique status afforded to Palestinians is the single biggest stumbling block to achieving peace
Reuven Bobby Weinmann
Aug 17, 2018, 2:04 AM
The Lost Opportunity of Disengagement
On July 23, MK Miri Regev apologized for the Disengagement, which was the expulsion of Jewish residents from Gaza by the Israeli government in 2005, which directly led to the Hamas government and current terror in the south of...
Jul 25, 2018, 11:58 PM
Gazans suffer the consequences of their own actions
Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman told Gazans, “You can choose between poverty and unemployment, or work and livelihood. Between hate and spilled blood, or coexistence and personal security. We can be your greatest partners in the effort to turn...