Israel: On the Way to a Theocratic State

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by Israel Rafalovich Israel is facing a rise in the influence of ultra-orthodox Jews. Their effort to impose their strictly conservative worldview has led to growing tensions with the country’s secular society. Radical rabbis are expanding their influence particularly when… Continue Reading  

Trump’s Threats against the Palestinians Should Worry Israel

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by Haggai Mattar The Trump Administration on Tuesday threatened to withhold millions of dollars in aid that it sends to the Palestinians each year, accusing them of not wanting to negotiate a peace deal with Israel. Nikki Haley, the U.S.… Continue Reading  

Bannon: Adelson Drove Jerusalem Embassy Move

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by Eli Clifton Candidate Donald Trump claimed that he wouldn’t be beholden to campaign donors and slammed his Republican primary opponents as puppets of their wealthy patrons. “Sheldon Adelson is looking to give big dollars to Rubio because he feels… Continue Reading  

Iranians and Israelis Take to the Street

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by Daniel Amir On January 1, as the world woke to a new year, Benjamin Netanyahu warmly addressed the people of Iran. Like many leaders around the world he had been following the mass anti-regime demonstrations that began in the… Continue Reading  

Nabi Saleh is where I lost my Zionism

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by Lisa Goldman A short video of 16-year-old Ahed Tamimi slapping an Israeli soldier has dominated the Israeli media for the past week, and received prominent coverage internationally as well. Ahed, a Palestinian girl from the West Bank village of… Continue Reading