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Jan 25, 2019, 1:10 AM
Increasing Probability of Large Collision Between Israel & Iran Proxies
INFORMATION: Another significant direct Israeli-Iranian military collision took place in Syria on January 20th and 21st, 2019. On January 20th the Israeli Air Force carried out an attack in the area of Damascus. Later that day, an Iranian made mid-range surface-to-surface missile...
Dec 1, 2018, 2:55 PM
Changing of the guard in southern Syria: Latest threat to Israel
Developing reports indicate that Israeli planes attacked Iranian targets in Syria on Thursday night, allegedly near areas with a heavy Hezbollah presence close to the Golan Heights, and that Syria retaliated. During the past few months, there have been fewer...
Ezra A. Bernstein
Nov 19, 2018, 4:56 PM
Dear UN: Is Syria Really Fit to Have the Golan?
It is my favorite time of the year: the UN vote on the Israeli presence in the Golan. 151-2 (with 14 abstentions) it was once again passed. It was only a general assembly resolution, so it is not binding...
Sep 5, 2018, 11:09 PM
Israel to Outsiders
Two weeks ago I had the opportunity and the privilege to staff the Our Soldiers Speak Law & Policy Tour. After several rounds of interviews, we selected 25 of the top international law students to travel to Israel to...
Aug 22, 2018, 12:35 PM
The Good People You Meet in Our Land
Recently I finished guiding the young professionals of the Manhattan Jewish Experience (MJE) on their annual Israel mission. The MJE, according to its website, “is a warm and open community where millennial men and women in their 20s and...
Aug 15, 2018, 10:27 AM
Taking the whole family to the ER
Believe it or not, this is a heartwarming tale of medical bureaucracy
Aug 9, 2018, 9:49 PM
Israeli Aid to Syrians Offers Hope for Future Peace
On August 3, The Times of Israel reported that Israel has frozen its aid to Syrian citizens, dubbed “Operation Good Neighbor,” and has begun to dismantle its field clinic used to treat those wounded in the Syrian Civil War....
Jul 9, 2018, 4:34 PM
While you were busy denouncing Israel
We were at work aiding refugees: An insider’s look at IDF efforts to address the humanitarian crisis in Syria
Jul 8, 2018, 9:45 PM
Herr Dr. Assad and His Barrel Bombs
First, I must pay a tribute to the passing of Dr. Charles Krauthammer, long-time columnist of The Washington Post and fan-favorite commentator on Fox News here in the in the US. He swayed me as much as anyone to...
Jul 8, 2018, 9:45 PM
Dialogue with a “Former Israel Supporter”
Here is an email dialogue that I had recently with someone who criticized my writings in Times of Israel and identified themselves as a "Former Israel Supporter." Him: "I ran into your rambling in TOI. Just what we need -...