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Jul 25, 2018, 3:44 PM
This is a fix for the editorial headline
This is a fix for the editorial underline
Jerold S. Auerbach
Jul 7, 2018, 9:43 PM
Unsettled by Settlements
Wajahat Ali, a self-identified “brown dude living in America as a Muslim,” is a rising star of politically correct journalism. His recent article in The Atlantic, entitled “A Muslim Among Israeli Settlers,” explores “what happens when a Pakistani American...
Jul 7, 2018, 10:43 AM
Dialogue with a “Former Israel Supporter”
Here is an email dialogue that I had recently with someone who criticized my writings in Times of Israel and identified themselves as a "Former Israel Supporter." Him: "I ran into your rambling in TOI. Just what we need -...
Ari Z. Zivotofsky
Jul 2, 2018, 10:29 PM
Do the Palestinians Really Just Want the West Bank? The Dates Tell the Truth
The world cautiously awaits the release of the Trump administration's Middle East peace plan. In analyzing it, it will be important to see if they remember that 1964 was before 1967. Why? For decades, US and EU leaders have...
Jul 2, 2018, 10:26 PM
Uncivil Society — In My Hometown
Can we all stop to listen and try to understand? My husband and I were honored by the local Chabad at a fancy catering hall and I will share a story about my remarks. As Jews we are one people...
Jul 2, 2018, 10:20 PM
Why Palestinians Are History’s Oldest Refugees
Before traveling through Israel, Jordan, and Egypt last fall, I selected native-born guides from each country in order to get both a historical and cultural perspective of their land and people. My two Jordanian guides were Palestinians who were...
Jun 30, 2018, 2:34 PM
Ten Men From Kharkov
On July 31, 1882 ten men from Kharkov in Russia, all members of the pre-Herzlian Zionist movement group known as Hovevei Tziyon (Lovers of Zion), purchased 835 acres of land from the Ottoman Turkish government to establish a Jewish...
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 25, 2018, 12:29 AM
Kushner’s New Interview with Palestinian-Arab Editor (with transcript & good/bad analysis)
Jared Kushner’s new interview -- given to an Arab editor -- has good points. But the good points are not even close to being enough to compensate for the great dangers that Kushner is poised to push Israel into. Analysis: Bad -- REPORTER:...
Jun 25, 2018, 12:14 AM
Is The ACLU Reconsidering Its Role?
The disclosure of an internal memo at The American Civil Liberties Union has questioned whether the ACLU, long the standard bearer for the protection of free speech at all costs, the First Amendment, is considering modifying their position. "Our defense...