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Sep 23, 2018, 4:23 PM
Why the Palestinians?
In his recent book, “Reclaiming Israel’s History,” author David Brog explores the question of why, among the millions of persecuted religious, ethnic, and national minorities, many living in dire conditions as stateless refugees, the world seems to focus so...
Sharona Margolin Halickman
Sep 20, 2018, 8:50 PM
What do King David and Jonah have in Common?
In memory of Ari Fuld z”l, a friend for almost 40 years When reading the Haftara for Parshat Haazinu (Shmuel Bet, 22:1-51), King David’s Thanksgiving Song, you may experience déjà vu. These words sound so familiar that you may say...
Sep 20, 2018, 12:35 PM
What Really Happened In Latakia?
My blessings to all on Yom Kippur, but particularly to the family of Ari Fuld, a man whose spirit and courage puts me to shame. I have seen the video from the convenience store. He doesn't seem mortally wounded...
Sep 18, 2018, 12:14 AM
If you don’t won’t or cannot represent your own nation and if you don’t won’t to or cannot refrain from threatening others especially when in their ally’s country, then you certainly don’t deserve to be considered a diplomat. Keep...
Sep 17, 2018, 5:14 PM
The anaconda from Thailand
You never would expect in Thailand an anaconda, the world's largest snake from South America, which crushes even large animals with its muscles, before swallowing them as a whole. But, always be ready for surprises. My Palestinian Bedouin friend Ahmad waited...
Sep 13, 2018, 7:36 PM
Five lies about the ‘good faith’ of the settlements
Dubious bureaucratic procedures have, with time, normalized the confiscation of Palestinian-owned land
Sep 13, 2018, 7:09 PM
Palestinian “Refugee-ism” Must End
The Palestinian Arabs have turned refugee status into a profession, according to Middle East expert Mordechai Kedar. If nothing is done to change this, by the end of the 21st century, Palestinian Arab “refugees” may number about 100 million! How’s...
Ben Eitan Rathauser
Sep 13, 2018, 7:04 PM
An Ex-IDF Combat Soldier Returns to the West Bank with Breaking the Silence
Two weeks ago, I participated on a tour to Hebron - a West Bank city that is deeply contested between the roughly 1,000 Israeli settlers and 200,000 Palestinians that live there. The excursion was led by activists from Breaking...
Sep 13, 2018, 4:00 PM
Is Israel morally obliged to fix Palestinian folly?
In his interview in this newspaper last week, Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell conceded it was “of course” antisemitic “to oppose a Jewish state”, a phrase that he doubtless intended should stand as shorthand for “oppose the right of the...
Sep 12, 2018, 10:41 AM
Will there ever be an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal?
On Thursday, September 6th, The Times of Israel reported that while on a call with many Jewish leaders, President Trump commented that he would withhold Palestinian aid until a peace deal between Israel and Palestinian leaders is reached. My first...