To mark IDC Herzliya’s 20th anniversary, we spent a day following Prof. Uriel Reichman, IDC’s founder and president, and Jonathan Davis, VP for External Relations, around its delightful campus.
Posted on: December 8th, 2013News & Views → Israel
Moshe Kachlon, the former Likud minister who busted the mobile phone oligarchy in Israel, announced on Sunday he is forming a new party to run in the next scheduled elections in 2017, assuming the current coalition holds together that long. Kachlon resisted appeals from Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu to run again in the previous elections […]
Posted on: December 5th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Government
Rabbi Auerbach and his merry band of Lituanian Haredim needed a pawn to serve their political aims, and Moshe A. volunteered.
Posted on: November 25th, 2013News & Views → News Briefs
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said he would be willing to speak to the Knesset, but only on the issues he chooses. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in a public statement last week called on Abbas to address the Knesset and said he would travel to Ramallah to speak to the P.A. leadership. “Netanyahu comes […]
Posted on: November 24th, 2013News & Views → Eye on "Palestine"
The folks at the State's Attorney have dossiers on everyone in government, and they're not afraid to use them.
Posted on: November 24th, 2013News & Views → Global → Europe
Naftali Bennett said that "if in five years a nuclear suitcase explodes in New York or Madrid, it will be because of this deal."
Posted on: November 22nd, 2013News & Views → Israel → Government
The outgoing chairperson, Yacimovich, failed to win enough seats to become a viable alternative.
Posted on: November 20th, 2013News & Views → Eye on "Palestine"
Back in 2005, when the Ariel Sharon thugs dragged 8,000 Jews kicking and screaming, they had the element of surprise on their side.
Posted on: November 20th, 2013News & Views → Israel
Leftists may not like Moshe Feiglin’s view of the Palestinian Authority, but they love him for his pro-marijuana stance. Meretz MK says, “On this we have a shared goal.” Feiglin reveals, “I don’t smoke.”
Posted on: November 19th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
Jewish Home MK Orit struk says Nitzan is known for his hostility to Jewish life in Judea and Samaria.
Posted on: November 19th, 2013News & Views → Eye on "Palestine"
Netanyahu played one-up on Abbas Monday, inviting to speak at the Knesset. A reciprocal invitation from Abbas for the Prime Minister to speak in Ramallah is not likely.
Posted on: November 18th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Israeli Arabs
MK Ahmad Tibi used graphic language—as he has been known to do—in attacking Likud-Beiteinu MK Yariv Levin. During a debate at the Knesset The Labor and Social Affairs committee, MK Tibi told MK Levin that he is “a racist who urinates off the diving board.” The committee was debating a bill proposed by Levin, which […]
Posted on: November 13th, 2013News & Views → Middle East → Iran
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu publicly stated on Wednesday that he ordered Housing Ministry Uri Ariel to retract his plans for development of the controversial E-1 area of Maaleh Adumim because of expected reaction of the international community at the same time he is campaigning against letting up the pressure on the Islamic Republic. He said […]
Posted on: November 13th, 2013News & Views → Israel
The Knesset will be lacking one of its more colorful Knesset Members for two weeks following an Ethics Committee decision to punish Haredi MK Meir Porush for handcuffing himself to the Knesset podium last July in an outstanding theatrical appearance.. MK Porush was enraged over the bill, now law, that almost all Haredi youth must […]
Posted on: November 13th, 2013News & Views → Global
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu told the Knesset Wednesday there are three choices on dealing with the Iranian threat – a bad deal, war or sanctions. “I would even say that a bad deal is liable to lead to the second, undesired, result,” he added. “There is no reason to submit to Iranian diktat; neither is […]
Posted on: November 13th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Assimilation
"The problem of assimilation among American Jews is not only an American problem, it's our problem, too."
Posted on: November 12th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Judaism
Absent much to do in the home country, Ayalon got a job teaching at YU, where America's future diplomats usually don't come from.
Posted on: November 12th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Government
With a unanimous acquittal of corruption charges under his belt, Avigdor Liberman returned to his post Monday as Israel's Foreign Minister.
Posted on: November 11th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
The idea of “One Rabbi for One People” sounds lovely, but can Jews really get along with each other if they have nothing to argue about?
Posted on: November 11th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Government
Jewish Home announced today the formation of the first full-time English Language Social Media Division of a Knesset party in Israeli political history. Naftali Bennett’s English Language Social Media Division will be in charge of Naftali’s Facebook, Twitter and Youtube pages. The target base is a mix between the 250,000 English speaking immigrants, Jews in […]
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