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Entries by Shai Baitel from 02/2011

Taking Back Zionism

| Posted 02.04.2011 | World

Zionism has been and always will be very complex and seems to defy a universally acceptable definition. But I want to state here emphatically: Zionism is a positive and hopeful concept.

The Egyptian Scorpion and the Frog

| Posted 02.08.2011 | World

There is grave danger into rushing to elections without having prepared the groundwork for democracy and human rights. The Middle East is a neighborhood where the concept of freedom is not necessarily familiar.

The Counsels of Prudence

| Posted 02.17.2011 | World

Liberal political culture involves a commitment to the twin values of democracy and peace. Where the former is fragile, the latter is likely to be as well.

A Worthy Candidate

| Posted 02.20.2011 | New York

In Christine Quinn we can see leadership and values reflecting the cosmopolitan and diverse mosaic that is the Big Apple. The time is right for her and New York is ready for a woman in the top post.