Who’s afraid of big, bad BDS?

Who’s afraid of big, bad BDS?

Helen Mirren slams BDS during visit to Jerusalem – Rachel Shukert – Tablet Magazine 24.06.16 Mirren, in Israel to present Yitzhak Perlman with a lifetime achievement award, made clear her feelings about the BDS movement. Read article here And see: Against...
Israel needs an opposition leader who knows how to oppose

Israel needs an opposition leader who knows how to oppose

4 men who want to bring down Benjamin Netanyahu — and the tragic reasons they won’t – J.J. Goldberg – The Forward 22.06.16 
Israel’s top military leadership for almost the entirety of Netanyahu’s current tenure has come out simultaneously against him – not over...
A two-state solution can actually be achieved

A two-state solution can actually be achieved

Don’t just pay lip service to the two state solution. Make it happen – Haaretz 23.06.16 These are challenging times for proponents of a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Susie Gelman, chair of the US Israel Policy Forum, says there are...
Ordeals of breaking with Orthodoxy

Ordeals of breaking with Orthodoxy

Before suicide, woman penned book about her ordeals in ultra-Orthodox world – Stuart Winer – The Times of Israel 27.06.16 Esti Weinstein, found dead in her car in Ashdod, describes suffering as a Gur Hasidic housewife, estrangement from her children. Read article here...
Assessing the Palestinian Authority’s foreign policy

Assessing the Palestinian Authority’s foreign policy

Assessing the Palestinian Authority’s foreign policy – Grant Rumley & Adam Rasgon – Fathom Summer 2016 Has the internationalisation strategy pushed by President Abbas transformed international public opinion and diplomacy and set the Palestinians on the path...