Articles

France’s Position on the Emerging Nuclear Agreement with Iran

Why France has a different view of Iran than the United States  Read More »

Khamenei Redefines Iran’s Red Lines for Nuclear Talks

After nuclear “agreement,” Iranian leaders stake out hard line positions.  Read More »

Killing Americans and their Allies: Iran’s Continuing War against the U.S. and the West

Tehran has used its weapons deliveries to fuel a number of regional insurgencies, like the Houthi revolt in Yemen. – Killing Americans and their Allies: Iran’s Continuing War.  Read More »

The Saudi Military Intervention in Yemen

What lies behind the Arab coalition attack on Yemen?  Read More »

The Libyan Quagmire

The civil war in Libya could drag in African, Arab and Western nations.  Read More »

Iran Takes Over Iraq

General David Petraeus is the best known top American officer from the Iraq War. There are only a few in the U.S. who know more about internal developments in Iraq than he does.  Read More »

Iran’s Defiance: Flaunting a Cruise Missile with 2,500 Km. Range

Despite critical nuclear negotiations, Iran defiantly unveils new missile.  Read More »

A Bad Agreement with Iran Will Undermine Middle East  Stability

Iran regards itself as spearheading a redress of historical injustices that relegated the Shiites to a minor status in the Arab and Islamic world.   Read More »

Israel and the Gaza Strip: Why Economic Sanctions Are Not Collective Punishment

Swiss Jewry: Between Continuity and Decline

INTRODUCTION In 2010,1 after 146 years2 of continuous existence, the Jewish community of Lucerne seemed to be on the verge of disappearance.3 There were only sixty, mostly elderly members. Hugo Benjamin, head of Lucerne’s Jewish community, announced to the media: […]  Read More »

Germany and a Nuclear Iran

Contemporary Germany is personified by Chancellor Angela Merkel. In her famous address to Israel’s Knesset in March 2008, she declared that she would not refrain from “using additional, tougher sanctions to convince Iran to stop its nuclear program.”   Read More »

Palestinians, Arabs, and the Holocaust

One of the major Palestinian Arab arguments regarding the establishment of the state of Israel is that the West facilitated its founding out of guilt over the Holocaust.  Read More »

Book Reviews – Spring 2014, Volume 26, Numbers 1–2

Jon D. Levenson, Inheriting Abraham: The Legacy of the Patriarch in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2012, 244 pp. Reviewed by Rivkah Fishman-Duker THE IDEA OF ABRAHAMIC RELIGION In recent years, the idea of Abrahamic religion has […]  Read More »

Message from the Editor

The current issue of the Jewish Political Studies Review contains six articles that deal with the Jewish people in the world, as communities abroad, and as the sovereign nation-state of Israel.   Read More »

The Jewish Nation-State Bill: Is There a Contradiction between  Judaism and Democracy?

One of the reasons for the breakup of the Netanyahu government in December 2014 was a serious disagreement concerning the “Law of the Nation,” otherwise known as the Jewish Nation-State Bill.   Read More »