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...

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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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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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:...
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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,...
National Councilor Christian Imark. Foto SVP

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...
Mahane Yehuda Markt in Jerusalem. Foto deror_avi, CC BY-SA 3.0, Wikimedia Commons.

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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