Hillel Halkin


Are Women of the Wall Pathbreakers — or Provocateurs?

By Dahlia Lithwick and Susan Silverman and Hillel Halkin

Are Women of the Wall Pathbreakers — or Provocateurs?
For 25 years, Women of the Wall have met for prayer services at the Kotel at the beginning of each Jewish month. In 2013, their struggle took the global stage, for better or worse.Read More


Why American Jews Shouldn't Be Afraid To Put Israel First

By Hillel Halkin

Why American Jews Shouldn't Be Afraid To Put Israel First
Who should an American Jew support in a hypothetical rift between Israel and the United States? Hillel Halkin thinks the answer shouldn’t be so complicated.Read More


Syria U-Turn Sends Troubling Message of American Weakness

By Hillel Halkin

Syria U-Turn Sends Troubling Message of American Weakness
The deal to strip Syria of its chemical weapons could benefit Israel. But it sends a disturbing message of American weakness in the face of global threats, Hillel Halkin writes.Read More


As Egypt Falls Apart, Israel Whispers: 'We Told You So'

By Hillel Halkin

As Egypt Falls Apart, Israel Whispers: 'We Told You So'
With Egypt in a deep state of unrest and the world shocked at the bloodshed, Israel security experts are shaking their heads and whispering to themselves: ‘We told you so.’Read More


John Kerry Is Wasting His Time — and Ours

By Hillel Halkin

John Kerry Is Wasting His Time — and Ours
With John Kerry proclaiming a fresh start to the Mideast peace process, Hillel Halkin explains why the two-state solution is dead — and offers his own alternative.Read More






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