Articles

The Etrog: The Media, the Courts and Prime Minister Sharon during the Disengagement

The protection and favor that the media and the courts extended to Prime Minister Ariel Sharon from the moment that he announced the disengagement plan. Read More »

David Silberklang, Gates of Tears: The Holocaust in the Lublin District

Silberklang’s incisive and analytical book is an outstanding contribution to the rapidly expanding literature on the destruction of Jewish communities. Read More »

Tuvia Tenenbom, Catch The Jew!

Tenenbom’s engrossing, shocking, cynical and humorously scripted book peels away layers of the context behind the news about Israel’s administration of Judea and Samaria. Read More »

In Memoriam: Yehuda Avner: Our Shakespeare

As we commemorate a year since Yehuda Avner passed away at the age of 86, we honor a noble Israeli who devoted his entire life to serving the Jewish state and the Jewish people. Read More »

Michelle Mazel, La Maison du Pacha; Souvenirs d’une Israélienne au Caire (The Pasha’s House – Memories of an Israeli Woman in Cairo)

The Pasha’s House is well-written, highly readable and interesting for those who have little knowledge of Egypt as well as for those who are well-acquainted with the country. Read More »

In Memoriam: Meir Rosenne (1931-2015)

Meir Rosenne was one of the last representatives of a generation of Israeli diplomats who made the defense of the Jewish State their purpose in life. Read More »

Geoffrey Herman, A Prince without a Kingdom

A Prince without a Kingdom, by Geoffrey Herman, Texts and Studies in Ancient Judaism, 150, Tuebingen, Germany: Mohr Siebeck, 2012, 411 pp. Read More »

Patrick Henry, editor, Jewish Resistance Against the Nazis

Jewish Resistance Against the Nazis by Patrick Henry, ed., Washington, D.C.: The Catholic University Press of America, 2014, 630 pp. Read More »

Earthquakes of the Middle East

Shifting magma changes the entire landscape Read More »

Innocence Lost: The Impact of the Disengagement on Religious Zionism

The changes among religious Zionists during the decade since the disengagement. Read More »

The Disengagement: The Unanswered Question

Did Prime Minister Ariel Sharon implement this plan because he genuinely believed in it or were his motives based upon self-interest? Was his real aim to extricate himself from the criminal investigations against him? Read More »

The Disengagement from Gaza: Understanding the Ideological Background

It took only several days to expel more than 9,000 Israelis from their homes. Read More »

The Arab Attitude toward Israel’s 2005 Unilateral Disengagement:
A First-Hand Account from an Israeli Insider

Hamas’ 2000 election victory came after it claimed it had forced Israel out of Gaza. Read More »

The 2016 Election: Jews and Their Politics

American Jewish voting behavior explained in 12 principles Read More »

The Iranian Penetration of Iraqi Kurdistan

The West could push the Kurds into Tehran’s arms Read More »