Inoculate, insinuate, intimidate and inaugurate

The week leading up to 20 January 2021 is proving to be chock full of action on many fronts. Those of us who have been around for quite some time can almost write the script...

IDF sees record number of Israeli Arab conscripts

More than 1,000 Israeli Arabs have volunteered to serve in the IDF as conscripts or reservists in the past year, and most after the coronavirus crisis began in March, the military's Manpower Directorate said...

Jews of Denial 

We lament the divide between Jews in America and Jews in Israel. carolineglick.com/pollard-and-the-great-jewish-divide/  The two communities see things in radically different ways. American Jews tend to see the death of Jews as the price of peace. In other...

Israel & UAE work together against UNRWA?

Writing from the perspective of a journalist who has provided intense coverage of UNRWA since 1987, there are at least two reasons to question the veracity of a widely circulated yet unsourced news report,...

Backgrounders: The UAE- UNRWA connection

Backgrounders: The UAE- UNRWA connection: https://israelbehindthenews.com/?s=uae+unrwa

Dubious diplomacy

Is it better to rely on diplomatic negotiations or instead to take direct action which promises a far more promising outcome? Is a judicious combination of both more guaranteed to provide success? These questions have...

Givat Hamatos: A Strategic Jerusalem Neighborhood

Institute for Contemporary Affairs Founded jointly with the Wechsler Family Foundation Vol. 18, No. 1 A plan to build a Jewish residential neighborhood in Givat Hamatos (Airplane Hill) in southern Jerusalem was approved in 2014, but...

A shooting attack against an IDF force near Nablus ended with the death of...

On November 4, 2020, a Palestinian armed with a hand gun drove to a roadblock near Hawwara (south of Nablus) and opened fire at IDF soldiers manning the site. The soldiers were reported (IDF...

Double double toil and trouble

The witches’ incantation from Macbeth succinctly describes the developing chaos now facing many citizens in various countries. As they stirred the boiling cauldron the opening stanza has an eerie echo for today’s current situation. “Double double...

Dr. Mordecai Kedar: Analysis: How the US elections will impact on Israel

Dr. Mordecai Kedar: Analysis: How the US elections will impact on Israel https://pulseofisrael.com/2020/10/25/elections-kedar/ *** CURRICULUM VITAE Summary BA: 1982, Arabic and Political Science, Bar-Ilan University, Israel. PhD: 1998, Arabic, Bar-Ilan University, Israel. Areas of Research: Islam, Islamic Movements, gender issues in...