120 Years After the 1st. Zionist Congress: a Reconsideration

On August 29, 1897,  about 200 people met in Basel, Switzerland, invited by a Viennese journalist, Theodor Herzl, to what later came to be...

Iran’s hardliners living on borrowed time

Russia’s communist revolution took 70 years to expire. Iran’s Islamist Revolution, now 38, is now taking the same course. “To get rich is glorious,” said...
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Israel eyes Central Europe as counterweight to EU

Refusing to admit that the students it was clubbing and arresting in winter 1968 were demanding freedom, Poland’s communist leaders offered a convenient excuse:...
Hamas-Chef Ismail Haniyya. Foto Shehab

How Hamas drives the Gaza Strip into ruin

Alexander the Great’s army was so feared by the time he was marching from Syria to Egypt, that city after city surrendered to him...

Why Syria is at war

“Death a thousand times to the Muslim Brotherhood,” said Syrian president Hafez Assad in 1982 as the veteran Islamist movement inspired a rebellion against...
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The Islamist battle against modern civilization

There is no neutrality when it comes to terror, said former Swiss president Samuel Schmid, when asked whether his famously neutral country can be...
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What the German Government (and many Israelis) do not quite understand...

A serious diplomatic confrontation between Israel and Germany took place during the recent visit of the Foreign Minister of Germany, Sigmar Gabriel, on Tuesday,...
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„I am an Israeli settler“

There is a story of seven blind men who were asked to describe an elephant. One was placed by the trunk, another by a...
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Lost and found: The Israeli consensus

The Israeli consensus has been eulogized for the past 50 years. Comment by By Amotz Asa-El Overwhelmed in June 1967 by the sudden transition from prewar anxiety...
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Consistently eradicating the use of taxpayer money for racism, antisemitism and...

Switzerland’s lower house of parliament voted to halt public funding for organizations that promote racism, anti-Semitism and hate. Submitted by Christian Imark of the...

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