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Feb 18, 2019, 11:50 PM
The Face of the New (Hard) Right
TLV SALON - AYELET SHAKED On my mission to hear as many top Israeli legislators as possible speaking ahead of the general elections slated for April, I went to see Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked, presenting the platform of the New...
Feb 18, 2019, 7:29 PM
Israeli identity — IAC conference as case study
Last November I attended to The Israel American Council (IAC) Conference in Florida, and I'm sharing with you my personal expirience (Due diligence, I was at the conference as part of my work and as an active part of...
Feb 18, 2019, 3:47 PM
The Time We Lost the BDS Battle
The battle against the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanction (BDS) movement has already been lost. At least the current round has. It was lost the minute it was introduced to college campuses around the United States by those seeking to...
Sharon Gal Or
Feb 17, 2019, 10:55 PM
The Isaac Test
As an analogy to the biblical story of Isaac sacrifice, WHAT IF we invited Sophia* to perform on a TED stage and there, her Creator, David Hanson, will command her to sacrifice before him the person she is appointed to care of?...
Raymond M. Berger
Feb 17, 2019, 10:11 PM
Jews Who Pressure Israel and the Jews Who Help Them
Anti-occupation advocates never tire of telling us how deeply they care. The on-line encyclopedia, Wikipedia, lists a startling number of “Jewish Anti-Occupation” groups----22 in all. Most of these organizations are based outside Israel, many in the US. These groups reflect...
Feb 17, 2019, 12:33 PM
In the Land that our Founding Fathers Yearned for
A few weeks ago, I read a message in Facebook, posted by a friend of mine, a learned scholar who teaches Judaic studies in an upscale college in the United States. My friend was planning an undergrad course about...
Feb 15, 2019, 12:36 AM
Love Is Beautiful, But…
Can someone please tell me why Valentine’s Day is such a big deal here in Israel? Why the day is even celebrated at all? My first year here, when I saw the hearts dangling around the mall, the red balloons...
Feb 14, 2019, 3:59 PM
Eli Yishai’s hatred is not just for my kids
The Yachad party's desperate campaign is loaded with homophobia and a list of other hatreds
Allen S. Maller
Feb 13, 2019, 9:40 PM
Sing new songs of hope overcoming political despair
We live in difficult, dangerous, and uncertain times when many religious and political leaders have lost all credibility. Religion has become irrelevant to some; and a cause of conflict for others, rather than a source of idealism and reconciliation....
Feb 8, 2019, 12:12 PM
The artist’s challenge amidst THE NEWS
The Holistic Ensemble: The Lab Orchestra I am overwhelmed with the news. It happens from time to time. Yes, for the next days I will forgo all elections predictions, accusations, and rumors. I will imagine myself in a luscious forest...