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Some Thoughts on Israel's Independence Day

Alan Elsner | Posted 06.22.2015 | World
Alan Elsner

With the U.S.-Israel relationship under growing strain, someone has to step forward to act as its guardian. American Jews have a crucial role in that. We need to begin by laying out the contours of a normal, healthy relationship between Israel and the United States.

Jessica Schulberg

The Toughest Job At AIPAC: Selling Iran Diplomacy

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 03.03.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Selling nuclear diplomacy with Iran was perhaps the toughest job at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee's annual conference thi...

This Year In Palestine

Gail Vida Hamburg | Posted 04.21.2013 | World
Gail Vida Hamburg

In the face of international media indifference, the Palestinian people decided to start telling their own stories of living under occupation. One of those stories, 5 Broken Cameras, is an astonishing film by a Palestinian farmer from Bilin, a village in the West Bank.

Why Robert Wexler

Alon Ben-Meir | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Alon Ben-Meir

The State Department is considering replacing George Mitchell with someone who brings new momentum to the Israeli-Palestinian negotiations. Wexler, not only fits the coin but possesses the qualities that could make a difference.

Israel's Bunker Mentality

Carlo Strenger | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Carlo Strenger

There are two profound psychological blocks that do not allow Israel's leadership to get off its disastrous course, once again proven by the Flotilla Disaster: one is sheer fear, the other is self-righteousness.

Obama's Passover Seder

Thane Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Thane Rosenbaum

Israel's head of state ultimately left America as if he had been banished from Egypt, passed over like some dime store diplomat.