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Sep 5, 2018, 12:03 AM
I Love Peace and Freedom. That Is Why I Am Joining the Israeli Defense Forces.
Often, when I tell people in the United States that I am going to join the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) as a lone soldier, they are stunned and speechless. Through years of experience, I have become familiar with the...
Aug 28, 2018, 7:30 AM
A Day of Blessings and Curses in the West Bank
In my continued journey of learning about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, there have been some days on the ground that have shaped my understanding—and prayers—more than others. One such day occurred during a recent 2-week filming trip for a project...
Aug 27, 2018, 3:22 PM
Time to admit it: the PA sponsors terror
Israel claims it does everything to protect its citizens, but won't call the PA out as a 'terror-sponsoring entity' or change tactics accordingly
Moshe-Mordechai van Zuiden
Aug 23, 2018, 7:44 PM
A bad ‘Peace Process’ wind is blowing. Israel beware!
Lieberman, dubbed by Israel critics/haters something like the most extreme rightwing fanatic possible, now suggests giving Umm al-Fahm to an Arab Palestinian State. To what State? Has he gone mad? Netanyahu, the supposed champion of rightwing politics finally gave permission to...
Jun 20, 2018, 7:11 PM
The Palestinian Authority as a mental institution
Once I read somewhere a political joke, which to the best of my recollection was to the effect that the difference between Israel and a mental hospital is that the latter is run by sane adults. Whoever thought of the...
Sharona Margolin Halickman
May 31, 2018, 4:21 PM
The Seven Books of the Torah
In Parshat Behaalotcha, we find two verses from Bamidbar 10:35-36 which we have been saying since the 13th century, each time the Torah is removed from the ark and replaced, “Vayehi binsoah ha’aron…”, “When the ark would journey, Moshe...
May 31, 2018, 6:43 AM
Eitan Cabel’s wrongs and rights
Cabel’s Wrongs MK Eitan Cabel’s Annexation Plan, publicized in The Times of Israel last week, has caused quite the commotion on the Israeli Left as a whole – and in the Labor party (and the alliance it belongs to –...
May 23, 2018, 6:20 AM
Israel keeps winning on Hasbara, losing information warfare battles
As I have suggested now two years ago, Israel has actually been quite successful in Hasbara (the outreach aiming to highlight its positive cultural attributes). Further evidence of the success of these efforts includes unequivocal opinion victory at the...
Raymond M. Berger
May 16, 2018, 7:27 PM
The Day after Israel Discovers the Cure for Cancer
What would happen if Israel discovered the cure for cancer? This month Israeli researchers at Ben Gurion University announced a medical breakthrough: a safe and effective treatment for cancer.1 The new vaccine, dubbed the Maccabee, harnesses the body’s own immune cells...
May 8, 2018, 11:22 AM
Open letter to Chilean President on this week’s visit of Holocaust-denying anti-Semite Mahmoud Abbas to Santiago
Paris and Buenos Aires, 7 May H.E. Miguel Juan Sebastián Piñera Echenique President of Chile Santiago Mr.President, We have learned that you will be receiving this week the Holocaust denying antisemitic Palestinian President, Mahmud Abbas We understand that Chile has the largest number of citizens of...