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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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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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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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...

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...
Premierminister Benjamin Netanyahu an der Grenze des Gazastreifens. Foto Haim Zach / GPO

Netanyahu’s Quandary

Spare a moment to reflect on the hardship of being Binyamin Netanyahu this week. Actually, don’t. He’s a very powerful man and deserves none...
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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...
Ankunft von Flüchtlingen von der deutsch/österreichischen Grenze mit einem Sonderzug der Deutschen Bahn im Bahnhof des Kölner-Bonn-Flughafen im Oktober 2015. Foto © Raimond Spekking / CC BY-SA 4.0 (via Wikimedia Commons), CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=44032297

Cause and solution of the European migration crisis

To solve its migration crisis Europe must make major financial investments in the lands it once colonized   COMMENT By Amotz Asa-El Colonialism, the scourge that sparked, stained,...
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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,...
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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,...