Peace Process

Peace Process: In-Depth Reports

From Welcome Euphoria to Pandora’s Box – The European Refugee Crisis, Israel and the Jews.

The massive chaotic influx of over a million refugees into Europe in recent months has sparked radical new developments, in particular in Germany and Sweden, the two countries which have accepted the largest numbers of refugees. These ongoing developments create […] Read More »

Does UNESCO’s Resolution to Condemn Israel Conflict with its Mission?

Adam Shay interviews Amb. Alan Baker. Q: The UN agency UNESCO voted last week to condemn Israel for actions on the Temple Mount and Western Wall Plaza. Does UNESCO’s resolution conflict with its mission? Amb. Alan Baker: Absolutely, it 100% […] Read More »

Top International Law Expert Takes Down “Occupied Palestinian Territories” Meme

Amb.Alan Baker, who participated in negotiations on the Oslo Accords and today is Director of the Institute for Contemporary Affairs at the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs explains how the OPT concept has no basis in international law. Read More »

What is the Significance of a UN Resolution the Palestinians Want to Introduce?

Lenny Ben-David, Jerusalem Center’s Director of Publications interviews Amb. Alan Baker, Director of the Institute for Contemporary Affairs. Question of the day: As the former legal advisor to Israel’s Foreign Ministry and Ambassador to Canada, can you respond to reports […] Read More »

Message from the Editor:
Ten Years since the Disengagement from Gaza

The disengagement from Gaza in 2005 requires thorough study and national introspection. Read More »

The AIPAC Conference in Washington Isn’t Over

The candidates’ AIPAC speeches set the standards for others in the parties 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 »

Have the Palestinians Renounced the Peace Process?

PA foreign minister’s announcement may be a fundamental breach of the Oslo accords. Read More »

France’s Ultimatum to Israel – Legally Flawed and Politically Imprudent

A curious, unprecedented, biased and unfriendly ultimatum from France 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 »

Are There Double Standards in Israel’s Application of the Rule of Law in the Territories?

Response to criticism by U.S. Ambassador Daniel Shapiro Read More »

“State of Palestine” Passports? Another Violation of the Oslo Accords

All countries cosigning the Oslo Accords should reject Palestinian passports Read More »