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President Trump vs. the Department of State

Contrary to the State Department worldview, Arab policy-makers never considered the Palestinian issue a top priority, nor a core-cause of regional turbulence, nor the axis of the Arab-Israeli conflict

Iran: Will Congress Rise to the Challenge?

When examining the impact of the JCPOA on the US national security, Congress should assess the dramatic erosion of the US posture of deterrence, as reflected by the surging geo-strategic posture of Russia

Passover Guide for the Perplexed 2013

Connections between the Jewish and American traditions of liberty.

US Embassy in Jerusalem Enhances US Interests

President Trump is determined to avoid – rather than repeat – the mistakes of his predecessors, fending off pressure and threats by rogue regimes, and therefore advancing US interests, law and heritage and this is served by moving the US embassy to Jerusalem.

Jewish Settlements are Legal

Rostow, co-author of the November 22, 1967 UN Security Council Resolution 242, resolved that under international law: “Jews have the same right to settle in the West Bank as they have in Haifa.”

Trump’s State of the Union Bolsters Allies’ Confidence

The confidence of US allies in the Middle East – facing lethal threats internally and externally - was undermined by President Obama’s worldview but has been enhanced by President Trump’s State of the Union,

Can Israel Rely on Foreign Peacekeepers and Security Guarantees?

Stationing foreign peacekeeping troops on Israel's border would cripple Israel's defense capabilities, requiring Israel to seek approval in preempting/countering belligerence, straining US-Israel ties

US-Israel Ties: Unique 400-year-old Foundation

The 400 year old ideological, moral, cultural, religious and historical foundations of the US have enriched the US-Israel saga,

Protected-Christians in Muslim Lands

Violent discrimination of Christians has been a systematic feature of Muslim/Arab societies.

Israel’s Well-Documented Economic Optimism

Venture capital investment in Israel has grown systematically over the last decade, reflecting the steady growth of Israel’s economy.

Israel – Island of Success

Israel's economy had a robust 2017 and next year looks even brighter!

Israel: The Natural Gas and Start Up Nation

Straight from the Jerusalem boardroom: Companies around the world invest millions in Israel.

The Deeper Meanings of Shavuot

Shavuot reflects the centrality of 'seven' in Judaism.

Arabs Marginalize the Palestinian Issue

Despite showering the Palestinian issue with substantial talk, the Arab/Islamic walk has mostly been directed elsewhere, Arabs have never shed blood nor dedicated their economic power on behalf of Palestinians

Chanukah Legacy in the USA

The legacy of Chanukah – the centrality of liberty and morality, freedom of religion and defiance of immense odds – has played a major role in shaping the American ethos and state of mind from the Early Pilgrims, through the Founding Fathers’ War of Independence and their composition/ratification the US Constitution until today.

Israel: Cybersecurity Powerhouse

Israel has become a cybersecurity powerhouse, creating more than 300 cybersecurity startups, exporting in 2016 $6.5BN in cybersecurity products

UN-masking the UN

“UN” as defined in dictionaries: a negative prefix, expressing “absence,” “lack,” “deficiency” and “adverse” applies perfectly to the UNited Nations-an UN-fit, UN-deserving, UNder achievement

US Peace initiatives – Quo Vadis?

The well-intentioned US peace initiatives were doomed to failure by the tendency to downplay the complex intra-Arab/Muslim Middle East reality, since they conflicted with the eagerness to advance peace ASAP, wishful-thinking and oversimplification.

Passover Guide for the Perplexed, 2017

Some history, some fun facts, some Halacha and... Next Year in Jerusalem

Sukkot (Feast of Tabernacles): Guide for the Perplexed, 2017

The temporary structure of the Sukkah highlights the historical significance of the permanent Jewish State in the Land of Israel Chag Sameach!

The Flawed Nature of US Security Guarantees

US security guarantees in exchange for Israel's withdrawal from the dominant sites in YESHA, would create a short-term false sense of security while dramatically eroding Israel's posture of deterrence

Growing Global Interest in Israel’s Hi-tech

The integration of Israel’s ultra-orthodox community in the hightech sector is expanding (still in the initial stage) and will be a positive influence

Israel’s Economy Defies BDS

Israel is unprecedentedly integrated into the global economy, highlighting the successful battle against BDS (boycott, divestment and sanctions), while rejecting pessimism and fatalism.

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