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Jun 12, 2021, 10:17 PM
Dear Mr. Hertzog
Dear Mr Hertzog, Congratulations on your seven-year appointment as 11th President of Israel. Elected by 87 politicians, you command the rare support of a clear majority in a divided Parliament. Many will wonder whether you will be able to use...
Jun 4, 2021, 3:19 AM
President-elect Herzog and a time for hope
In a world full of conflict and discord, in which the very idea of representative democracy is struggling to survive an overwhelming onslaught of hostility from every quarter, it seems almost anachronistic to imagine that any election could ever...
Jun 4, 2021, 12:30 AM
3 reasons why Israel’s presidential election matters
There is nothing like waking up to the news that one of the main people who hired you was just elected president of Israel. That was precisely my experience on Wednesday, when The Jewish Agency for Israel’s Chairman of the...
Jun 3, 2021, 7:53 PM
The two strategic challenges facing Israel’s new president
Just a couple of days ago, the Knesset elected the new president of the State of Israel. As in the past, questions are being raised as to the necessity of the institution of the presidency, and there are even...
Jun 3, 2021, 5:08 PM
Congratulations to Israel on the new President. Peace and prosperity!
Yesterday was rich in political reshuffle in Israel. The Knesset elected the 11th President and the end of the 17th Prime Minister's 12-year period was announced. For the first time in history, the son of the former President, Isaac Herzog...
Jun 3, 2021, 10:49 AM
A time for change?
Its time for change. Let's help the process. The election today of Yitshak Herzog son of Aura and Chaim z'l as President of Israel, is quite remarkable. His background has provided him with wisdom, insight and courage. Having been closely...
Jun 3, 2021, 8:50 AM
Hallelujah! There is a God!
The second day of June 2021 will be recorded in our history not only for good news but more important, for the best news. Our 11th president has been elected to succeed our dearly beloved president Reuven Rivlin whose seven...
Moshe-Mordechai van Zuiden
Jun 3, 2021, 8:45 AM
The ‘Change coalition’ will root in hate and be uprooted by hatred
A left-wing Jew, a centrist Jew, a right-wing Jew, and a Muslim step into a bar ... What unites these strange bedfellows? Hatred. 1. They all hate Netanyahu. Some because they are on the left, some because they were unsuccessful in...
Jun 3, 2021, 8:41 AM
Hugs, bridges, and coalitions
Especially these days, the Israeli society needs a big and warm hug, a hug to bring closer their differences. A hug as was given by Miriam Peretz, the candidate for president to the winning candidate Isaac Herzog after loosing in...
Jun 1, 2021, 12:42 AM
Why I support Isaac Herzog for president
After a wedge was driven between Israel and many US Jews, 'Bougie' is the right person to heal the country's painful relations with our ultimate ally