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Jul 8, 2018, 5:46 PM
Why I’m Not Studying Abroad
Studying abroad junior year of college has become a bit of a cliché. Hypothetically, it’s a great opportunity for young people to learn about another country and themselves. I genuinely think that everyone should study abroad if they can....
Alan D. Abbey
Jul 8, 2018, 12:02 PM
Jewish journalists have Israel’s back and wish Israel had theirs
The authors surveyed journalists for Jewish media in more than 20 countries across eastern and western Europe, Asia, Africa, Latin America, and Australia. This is the second of three articles, reviewing the study's findings. The full study, A World...
Robert L. Wolkoff
Jul 6, 2018, 11:18 PM
Liberal Jews Cause Earthquakes. Who Knew?
It is no coincidence that Parshat Pinchas, which centers on blind zealotry, always comes during the build up to Tisha B’av, which commemorates the destruction of the Temple in Jerusalem—which was destroyed, the rabbis tell us, because of sinat...
Jul 5, 2018, 11:37 AM
Making millennials proud of Israel
It seems as though we wake up every other morning to the news of a new “crisis” that is breaking down the relationship between Israel and the American Jewish community. Coalition politics and religious observance continue to mix in unnatural...
Jul 4, 2018, 7:44 PM
I can see their faces
For American Jews to grasp what's at stake for Israelis, they have to be able to picture those at risk of harm
Jul 4, 2018, 1:13 PM
One Jewish people; two Jewish worlds
It's not that Diaspora Jewry isn't Zionist, but that they would run the Jewish state in a very different way
Jul 3, 2018, 7:46 PM
A Teaching Moment for Israel Activists
A teaching moment can be painful and embarrassing, and it was for a handful of pro-Israel activists. Over the past few months, a wide swath of the Jewish media has cast an unflattering light on a handful of American pro-Israel...
Richard H. Schwartz
Jul 2, 2018, 11:09 PM
My Response to an Article Claiming “The Left is the Greatest Existential Threat Facing Israel”
This article is a response to an article, “The Left is the greatest existential threat facing Israel,” that appeared in the Arutz Sheva Israel National News publication on July 2, 2018. 1. A very strong majority of Democratic politicians strongly...
Allan T. Marks
Jun 30, 2018, 12:51 AM
Empathy must conquer fear
No battles are as fierce as the ones fought between brothers. I speak not of the ongoing conflict between Israelis and Palestinians, but of the rifts between right and left in Israel, and between Israeli and Diaspora Jews. Outsiders seldom...
Jun 29, 2018, 5:59 PM
William’s Royal visit was a breath of fresh heir for Israel
This was a week that no one in the British Embassy in Israel will forget. As we assembled on the tarmac at Ben Gurion airport on Monday evening, there was a palpable sense that this would be a visit...