The greatest threat to Iran

The greatest threat to Iran

The greatest threat facing Iran: running out of water – Seth Siegel – Tablet Magazine 17.09.15 Israel came to Iran’s rescue decades ago—and might again be the Islamic republic’s best hope for avoiding catastrophe                                      ...
Why Is Jerusalem exploding again?

Why Is Jerusalem exploding again?

Uh oh Jerusalem – Emanuel Shahaf – The Times of Israel 15.09.15 “Why is it so difficult for Israel’s government to comprehend that Jerusalem is the focal point of our struggle with the Palestinians and that as long as we don’t find a peaceful solution to the conflict,...
Israel should free Marwan Barghouti

Israel should free Marwan Barghouti

Israel must free Marwan Barghouti – Nicholas Saidel – The Times of Israel 16.09.15 A truism within Israel is that it takes a hawk to make peace. This aphorism holds true for Palestinian politics as well … Instead of releasing Barghouti as a reactionary measure, it is...
8 ways ‘terror’ may change

8 ways ‘terror’ may change

8 ways ‘terror’ as Israel knows it may be about to change – The Times of Israel 18.09.15 A new bill expands the definition of terror and who is engaged in it; doesn’t differentiate between Jews, Palestinians and attacks on soldiers, civilians; and toughens jail...
Yom Kippur and Eid Al-Adha coincide

Yom Kippur and Eid Al-Adha coincide

When Jewish and Islamic Holy Days coincide – Stephen Schwartz – Middle East Forum/Huffington Post 14.09.15 This year includes an alignment at mid-September of the main holy days in the Jewish and Islamic calendars. Ordinary Jews and Muslims alike want...