The SeeSaw

What Should I Tell My Toddler About Santa?

We’re going to the in-laws for Christmas and my son’s cousins believe in Santa. What, if anything, should I tell him about jolly old St. Nick?

Don’t Tell Me There Are No Qualified Ethiopian Israelis To Fill the Position

If the Israeli government wants to be smart, it will use the untapped source of social capital that its Ethiopian citizenry represents.


That Time Hillary Clinton Heard Me — On Everything from BDS to Pre-K

One meeting convinced Josh Rolnick that if most Americans could spend just a few minutes with Hillary Clinton, she’d win both minds and hearts.

Stop Trying To Paint Democrats as Weak On Israel

It also is hard to imagine a more pro-Israel candidate than Hillary Clinton, Michael Adler writes.


Israelis and Palestinians Could Make Peace Tomorrow If Not for This Misperception

Most Israelis and Palestinians would support a two-state solution, but falsely believe that most others around them reject this model.


Donald Trump’s 7 Meanest Dog Whistles, Ranked From Worst to Not Quite So Bad

“Dog whistle politics” has been a major part of this year’s election cycle. Like a trainer blowing a supersonic horn that only bigots can hear, Trump has used hashtags, internet memes, speeches and off-the-cuff rambling to curry favor with a wide range of fringe (and terrifyingly not-so-fringe) groups.

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