Some 37 years ago, when I was a field organizer for the Union of Jewish Students in Britain, I fought against attempts by far left groups to ban Jewis...
Headlines of fowl accused of spying for Israel are making rounds again in Middle Eastern press, with the most recent bird of espionage 'arrested' in Lebanon.
Boston, Massachusetts - It just might be that big changes between Iran and the Jewish world are afoot. It all began on the eve of the Jewish New Year,...
Before this incident I never questioned my identity. I was French, Jewish, with roots in Algeria and Eastern Europe. But apparently, it was much more complicated than that:
I've worked in and around Washington politics for more than twenty-five years. I have seen presidents and Speakers of the House come and go. But I have never seen anything as dangerous as what we have today.
I was daydreaming, like any fiction author does, trying to fathom various realities. In my dream there was a deal actually being implemented between the so-called P5+1 - the United States, Britain, France, Russia, China and Germany regarding a new order in the Middle East, starting with Syria.
It seems to me that when it comes to the Middle East, rather than the universal goal regarding human rights that the UN had in mind ever being achieved, the proposed two-state solution for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, while it might prove a temporary solution, in the end will only prolong the outworn and divisive situation.
While the prime minister ranted against Iran in New York, his government was preparing to implement the Prawer Plan, a blueprint for the expulsion of 40,000 indigenous Bedouin citizens of Israel from their ancestral Negev Desert communities.
While Hagel clearly has his views of the world informed in part by a lifetime as a card-carrying Republican, he has shown himself to be the 'quiet do-er,' just getting things done.
I invite you to read another installment of my new mystery novel, The Watchman's File. It follows the efforts of American TV investigative reporter, Ed Diamond, to unravel Israel's most closely-guarded secret. (It's not the bomb).
The first visit of C.S. Lee -- popularly known as Vince Masuka from the American TV show Dexter -- to Israel, was an inspiring one for the Korean-American actor.
On October 22, Israel will hold its Jerusalem mayoral election. Nir Barkat, the business-minded pragmatist who is completing his first five year term as mayor is running for reelection. His main opponent is Moshe Lion.
Establishing diplomatic ties with China was almost by definition a diplomatic betrayal of America's traditional ally, Taiwan, and a major shock to other partners in East Asia, including Japan and South Korea
To avoid any misunderstanding and to increase the U.S.' leverage in the negotiations with Iran, the U.S. must work closely with its allies, especially Israel, and project a unified approach by taking a number of steps.
Now, after more than 100,000 dead and hundreds of thousands more uprooted from their homes or taking refuge in Turkey and Jordan, the muddled situation is becoming clearer.
Exiled, tormented and persecuted like no other people, the story of the Jews is a story of courage, innovation, and reinvention culminating in the creation of the State of Israel.