Editorials

The Squad unveiled

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It is not unusual for bystanders to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict to make pronouncements that are more focused on “scoring points” than on bringing Israelis...

New partners in NATO

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For decades, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) seemed like a relic of the Cold War era. Created in 1949 by the United States,...

Collective punishment for looking Jewish

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We struggle to contain our indignation. The story is upsetting. The video is chilling. The apology was milquetoast. Lufthansa Airlines blew it. But very...

Political self-preservation

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The recent return of the Ra’am Islamic party to Israel’s precariously balanced government shows just how significantly political self-preservation motivates the members of the...

A breach at the Supreme Court

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Much has been said about last week’s unprecedented leak of a draft opinion by Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito in the Dobbs v. Jackson...

Russia’s blood libel

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Like the rest of the Western world, Israel wants to support Ukraine in its fight to defend its democracy and right to self-determination against...

Elon Musk’s Twitter

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No, Elon Musk is not a Jew. And while his eye- popping $44 billion purchase of Twitter may turn out to be good for...

Spotlight on infertility

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Across the globe, developed countries are experiencing decreasing fertility rates and aging populations. People marry later than in earlier decades, delay childbearing until later...

Israel at 74

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Yom Ha’atzmaut, which begins at sunset on May 4, invites us to look at Israel through a long lens and see how utterly different...

Preserving an ancient Diaspora community

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Egypt is considered one of the oldest Jewish communities in the world. In 1948, the Jewish population of Cairo and Alexandria was estimated to...