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The roots of Israel’ economic miracle

The transition from near-bankruptcy to one of the world’s brightest economies stemmed from a combination of political courage and Jewish heritage   It was probably the...
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‚Trump and Israel: New Day or False Dawn?‘ 

On Monday morning, MSNBC reported that the Trump administration's pledge to move the US embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem will not now happen...
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Thinking about Uri Avnery

Uri Avneri brought honor to Israel. Only a robust democracy can tolerate such a strident critic during war, and Avneri was a very strident...
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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...

Sharansky: Europe must demand refugees‘ acceptance of its values

Natan Sharansky has come a long way since the gray winter day in 1986 at Berlin’s Glienicker Brücke where a spy-swap deal landed him...

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...
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Love at first sight: A Chinese Christian’s journey to Israel

I am a fifth-generation Christian from China. My family immigrated to the US when I was 17. My relationship with Israel is a surprise....

Assad victory changes Israeli strategy

Syria’s current tragedy began with a farce. In one of the most embarrassing journalistic flops ever, American lifestyle magazine Vogue celebrated across several glossy...
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Arafat’s sabotage of Palestinian economic autonomy

The vision was brave. A billion dollars, already pledged by the US, the European Union, the World Bank, and others, would be used to...
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...