Aaron Magid


U.N. Rights Council's Israel Embarassment

By Aaron Magid

U.N. Rights Council's Israel Embarassment
The goals of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) are laudatory: a non-partisan forum designed to promote the highest levels of human rights adherence by nations around the world. Unfortunately, the current council fails to perform its mission as it has descended into concerning itself more with local politics and decades old ideological conflicts. Due to the council’s disproportionate condemnation of Israeli policies, the body loses legitimacy to honestly judge human rights performance and weakens the stature of the United Nations around the world.Read More


Rav Ovadia Yosef Was Provocative Bigot

By Aaron Magid

Rav Ovadia Yosef Was Provocative Bigot
News of the death of Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, a towering religious and political figure in Israel, plunged millions into mourning.Read More


Jerusalem's Temple Mount Is for Jews, Too

By Aaron Magid

Jerusalem's Temple Mount Is for Jews, Too
A group of people partakes in violence to prevent a rival group from praying in a site that is deemed holy to both. The authorities in charge of the area restrict access to this revered spot and forbid the second group to enter because of fears of upcoming violent disturbances.Read More


Was That Barack Obama or Henry Kissinger?

By Aaron Magid

Was That Barack Obama or Henry Kissinger?
At the start of President Barack Obama’s presidency, he announced a “pivot towards Asia” after years of American military and political resources being bogged down in the Middle East.Read More


Syria Chemical Attack Underlines Need for Israel Shift on Non-Conventional Weapons

By Aaron Magid

Syria Chemical Attack Underlines Need for Israel Shift on Non-Conventional Weapons
Israel refuses to join a treaty banning chemical weapons. After the deadly Syria attack on civilians, it should reconsider its policy on non-conventional weapons, both chemical and nuclear.Read More



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