Spotlight on Gorka’s Controversial Medal

by Eva S. Balogh [Editor’s Update: Coincident with the publication of this post, The Forward published a detailed investigative report by Budapest-based Lili Bayer on Gorka’s ties to anti-Semitic groups in Hungary while he was politically active in that country… Continue Reading  

Herzog’s Flawed Plan

by Mitchell Plitnick Isaac Herzog, the Israeli opposition leader and head of the Zionist Union party, issued a “Ten-Point Plan” for a restarted peace process. His stated goals in doing so are to stave off the Israeli right’s drive toward… Continue Reading  

Trump, Counter-Trump: Global Responses

by John Feffer Let’s hope that Donald Trump is the political version of syrup of ipecac. The American system has been sick to its stomach for some time. Then along comes Donald Trump, America swallows him (hook, line, and sinker),… Continue Reading  

American Anti-Semitism Rises, Israeli Right Remains Silent

by Amir Segal Ever since Donald Trump was elected president, the United States has witnessed a disturbing increase of anti-Semitic incidents. This is a wave the likes of which we haven’t seen for many years, accompanied by outright racism that… Continue Reading  

Mission Unaccomplished, 15 Years Later

by Danny Sjursen  The United States has already lost — its war for the Middle East, that is. Having taken my own crack at combat soldiering in both Iraq and Afghanistan, that couldn’t be clearer to me. Unfortunately, it’s evidently… Continue Reading