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The Future of the Current World Order: Implications for Israel and the Jewish People

The terrible human cost of World War II drove the United States to promote the establishment of institutions, rules, conventions, and agreements that would regulate, in the international sphere, such basic issues as arms control, trade, health, environmental protection, and more. This “world order,” which was forged during a period of American dominance and rooted in a multilateral approach to…
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Democracy

Israel needs leaders like Joe Lieberman

Lieberman was always that rarity, a mensch in politics. It reflected his Judaism, Americanism, and liberalism
Democracy
Culture

Israeli Television: A Global Perspective

Culture
Identity

Rising Streams: Reform and Conservative Judaism in Israel

Identity
Asia

India, Israel and the Jewish People

  INDIA, ISRAEL AND THE JEWISH PEOPLE Looking Ahead, Looking Back 25 Years after Normalization   With a Foreword by H.E. President Reuven Rivlin   Shalom Salomon Wald and Arielle Kandel
Asia
Geopolitics

Geopolitical Challenges and the New Government

The current stormy geopolitical environment will not afford the new Israeli government a grace period. The long list of serious dilemmas, complex and intertwined issues, and decisions that will be made (or delayed), are expected to critically influence Israel’s future. The main geopolitical challenges within the global and regional framework are also stormy, riddled with question marks and are very…
Geopolitics
Israel-Diaspora Relations

On Israelis Abroad

Current intensive migration trends, which many societies and states are experiencing as a result of economic globalization, have not by-passed Israel. Emigration from Israel is unique in that its principal treatment comes from the parent country, Israel, and much less from the destination countries. The main reason for this is that, in Israel, emigration is viewed as a contradiction of…
Israel-Diaspora Relations
Israel-Diaspora Relations

Jerusalem

This paper deals with enhancing the standing of Jerusalem as the civilizational capital of the Jewish people and as a cultural and spiritual center of humanity as a whole, while respecting and preserving its importance in Christianity and Islam. It has been prepared by the Jewish People Policy Planning Institute at the joint initiative of the Mayor of Jerusalem and…
Israel-Diaspora Relations
Geopolitics

The Future of Israel Between Thriving and Decline

The call for urgent action in no way assumes that Israel is likely to decline without it. Israel is an unusual and heroic, historic achievement which has proven its vitality and strength. However, success in the past is no guarantee of thriving in the future, all the more so in a rapidly and radically mutative world. Prudence, therefore, requires a…
Geopolitics