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Moshe-Mordechai van Zuiden
Apr 17, 2019, 6:24 PM
The emergence of a large political center in Israel
"The Right won, the Left lost" is all smoke and mirrors
Apr 17, 2019, 11:04 AM
Rethinking the Israeli Left-Right Paradigm
The recent victory of the right-wing Likud Party in the Israeli elections has been decried by analysts as the end of the peace process with the Palestinians. Others have said it displays the death of a progressive movement in...
Apr 16, 2019, 5:33 PM
A Unity Government to End the Haredi Quagmire
Everyone benefits, especially haredim To date no one has been able to articulate any genuine, deep-seated policy differences between Likud and Blue and White. Perhaps this is because the latter, correctly, did not bother to work up a platform other...
Apr 15, 2019, 12:57 PM
Post-election doomsayers: Just stop, please
When all the ballots were finally counted, my Facebook feed filled with exclamations of depression. A bit melodramatic, I thought. I also wondered how many here in the U.S. actually understand not just how Israel’s parliamentary system works, but...
Apr 12, 2019, 7:08 AM
Soon on the Moon
Next year in Jerusalem or soon on the Moon? Oops, Beresheet just went crazy - like a baboon! Small country, big dreams; white shirts, and blue jeans. Oops, Blue&White said: "I wish I could, become like Likud!" In Israel long time ago, in Jericho they went...
Apr 11, 2019, 11:40 PM
Netanyahu owes Israeli Arabs an apology and more
The Likud party has admitted being involved in using hidden cameras (estimated at 1,200) at polling stations on Election Day, and Israel’s Central Elections Committee called this activity “a violation of election law”. A public relations firm that works...
Apr 11, 2019, 1:28 AM
Re-open polling stations in the Arab sector
The disgraceful boast by a Likud PR firm that their hidden camera ploy cut voting in half should prompt an extraordinary response
Apr 9, 2019, 6:22 PM
Palestinian conflict is the elephant in the room
Edited by Rachel Gould, Ph.D candidate in Public Policy at Tel Aviv University Just days before the election that may usher in the end of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s 10-year term, the longest in Israeli history, as Prime Minister of...
Apr 8, 2019, 1:27 AM
Right-wing Religious Zionists for Zehut
As an anglo religious Zionist I want to share with you why I am voting for Zehut and not for any of the run-of-the-mill religious right-wing parties. It is not that I disagree with the values of those parties...
Apr 7, 2019, 1:04 PM
Likud’s New Campaign Promise: Fateful Decisions from Up Against the Ropes
Many of us awoke to the same announcement this morning: Prime Minister Netanyahu has announced that in his next term—if he is reelected—he will extend Israeli sovereignty to all the settlements in the West Bank. This would be a...