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Jan 19, 2019, 12:15 AM
A Giant Among Us
If you have not read today’s magnificent profile by TOI’s Raphael Ahren you are missing one of the finest piece of writing. The author wrote of our Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit’s calm and composure under stress and accusations involved with...
Jan 14, 2019, 10:27 PM
The Truth about Birthright
As Birthright Israel reaches its 700,000th participant, certain voices in America have done their best to slander the organization and force it to make drastic changes. Having staffed multiple Birthright trips as a madrich (youth leader), I have had...
Jan 11, 2019, 8:21 AM
The Month of Shevat: Striving for Positivity
On Monday night, at my Nosh and Drash class, my teacher passed around a bag that had a word inside. When seeing the word, our job was to say one positive and one negative thing. However, this task proved...
Jan 9, 2019, 6:02 AM
Wearing Jewface: The Far-Left’s New Tactic
I contributed much of the research for the Tablet article that exposed Julia Salazar as an imposter, and by imposter I mean pretending to be Jewish, pretending to be an immigrant, and pretending to have grown up poor. My...
Sharona Margolin Halickman
Jan 4, 2019, 12:30 AM
Why Raanan Shaked* is wrong
I made aliyah 14 1/2 years ago with my husband and two young children. We all read Yedioth Aharonoth every day. We are Israelis with citizenship and ID cards, just like our third son, who was born in Israel....
Dec 31, 2018, 11:58 PM
My 2018 Reading List
Over the years, I have become increasingly fond of reading as a pastime. While my favorite genre remains biography, I also enjoy history and economics. I even delved into a bit of psychology this year. Here are some books...
Dec 25, 2018, 10:32 AM
The Case for Withdrawing from Area B
As the Trump Administration prepares to unveil its much-vaunted peace plan for Israel and the Palestinians, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel must be prepared for any eventuality. President Trump and his peace team have already suggested that Israel...
Dec 25, 2018, 10:28 AM
Cesar Kaskel, the Jews and President Lincoln
Our magnificent, diverse world is comprised of 7.7 billion people, residing in nearly 200 countries. The world’s Jewish population is approximately 14 million, with 86% of the world’s Jews living in Israel and the US, 8.1% in France (at...
Dec 16, 2018, 10:43 AM
Support for Israel Made Easy — The Four Pillars
As we hear stories of American Jews turning against Israel, perhaps it is worthwhile to take a step back and assess the fundamental premises on which support for Israel should be based. As Israel is a natural expression of...
Dec 7, 2018, 5:29 PM
The Costs of JVP’s Anti-Semitic Crusade Against Israel
Spite can lead even the most rational person to engage in self-harm in order to hurt the object of their hate. There are few examples of such self-immolating prejudice better than that of the conduct of “Jewish Voice for...