Donald Trump's attempt to block certification of Presidential electoral votes, on January 6, was guided by a memorandum written by one John Eastman, th…
In 1897 Zionist visionary Ahad Ha'am projected a Jewish state as a center from which "the spirit of Judaism will go forth to the great circumference, t…
The invasion of the Capitol on January 6 was undoubtedly one of the most unbecoming moments in U.S. political history. But was it more than the violent…
The invasion of the Capitol on January 6 was undoubtedly one of the most unbecoming moments in U.S. political history. But was it more than the violent…
Currently the government of Israel and the Palestinian Authority are not even talking about talking. Since the collapse of John Kerry's brave effort ov…
Perspective 49. Israelis and Palestinians: Farther Apart Than Ever? Currently the government of Israel and the Palestinian Authority are not even talki…
Donald J. Trump will undoubtedly be ranked by historians as the worst president in U.S. history (see Perspective 41). But wasn't he, at least, good for…
Last week we talked about pressures of secularization that have kept Israel from becoming more religious. Assuming that similar forces are at work in a…
For the first time in its history, Israel has a Prime Minister who wears a kipa (the skullcap of Orthodoxy). Is this an outward sign of a inward demogr…
A previous post outlined the efforts to make voting harder (in 49 states!). Is this the most serious present threat to U.S. democracy? No. Voter suppre…
With apologies for the truncated form in which this document was transmitted, below is a hopefully more readable rendition of the memorandum written in…
Ben and Jerry's decision to withhold their ice cream from Jewish settlements in the occupied territories has ignited an old issue. Are Jewish settlemen…