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...

Women dominate Israel’s judicial debate

Israeli women may be slightly behind Europe’s in terms of parliamentary presence – slightly less than a quarter of the Knesset as opposed to...
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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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Osäkerhetsrådet

Förenta Nationernas säkerhetsråd, där Sverige nu ingår, antog nyligen en resolution som förkunnar att Israels bosättningar – inklusive vår huvudstad Jerusalem och den plats...
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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...

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...

Dysfunction and Denial. Why Doesn’t the Western Left Listen to Palestinians?

No other nationalist cause commands as much passionate attention and furious indignation on the Western Left as that of the Palestinians. If any international...
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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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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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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...

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