Opinion Articles

Drafting Haredim Is Now an Existential Issue

Before October 7, we thought the IDF could be a ‘small and smart army,’ but reality has cruelly slapped us in the face.
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Religion and State

Drafting Haredim – Coercion Is Not the Answer

What do we do when an ultra-Orthodox public devout about its faith faces off against another public – one that’s devout about the security of the state?
Religion and State
Antisemitism

Campus protests must be branded ‘Academic Intifada’

Worldwide, small cells of well-organized, well-funded haters demean academia, reducing a complex conflict to hate-filled slogans.
Antisemitism
Middle East

How Israel Can Find Its Way Out of Isolation

Articulating a plan for Gaza can help Israel stave off some of the criticism and potentially keep together some of the support that it still has around the world.
Middle East
Antisemitism

Surprised by progressives celebrating Oct. 7? Look at how they have treated Iran

Even today, opposition members from Islamic countries who dare to uphold the universal validity of human rights and condemn religious despotism face vehement backlash from certain left-wing intellectuals in the West.
Antisemitism
Geopolitics

ICC prosecutor’s filing may affect Israel’s character as liberal state

The ICC prosecutor’s decision is painful, among other reasons, because it expresses a complete lack of confidence in the Israeli justice system.
Geopolitics
Geopolitics

Israel is outraged at ‘absurd’ ICC, but for the rest of the world, it’s totally logical

While the Israeli media presents a picture of the war that is focused on Israel – hostages, war casualties, and the IDF operation – the world sees mostly one image: the destruction of Gaza.
Geopolitics
Swords of Iron

We need a broad national emergency government now

To shake off the current paralysis, all Zionist parties must agree to join hands under Netanyahu for 12 months followed by elections
Swords of Iron
Swords of Iron

A Decision is Required

As time passes and it becomes clear that the leadership is unwilling or unable to decide, the demand for “elections now” intensifies. Too much is at stake.
Swords of Iron
Geopolitics

Axing the Oslo Accords Killed the Narrative, Not Just the Process

Observers were left with the conclusion that if the land “from the river and the sea” did not belong to two peoples, it belonged to one nation.
Geopolitics