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...
Arab Inciters Recycle the Blood Libel. Foto Twitter

Arab Inciters Recycle the Blood Libel

Manfred Gerstenfeld interviews Raphael Israeli. “In the Arab political world, classic extreme antisemitic motifs are used as political tools. These slanders originate in many countries,...

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...

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...
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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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„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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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....
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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,...
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...
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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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