General Salim Idris

Israeli 'Semi-Citizenship'? No Thanks!

Naftali Bennett’s idea of granting Israeli ‘semi-citizenship’ to Diaspora Jews strikes some as a friendly overture. But it’s a terrible idea for everyone concerned, writes Brent Sasley.

Haredi Draft Refusers May Go to Jail Smiling

Ultra-Orthodox Israelis who refuse to enter the army could face jail, a new draft law decided. But this regime of criminalization could actually buoy Haredi hardliners.

Kiev Is Burning

The shocking images from Ukraine carry additional weight for Talia Lavin. She watches in disbelief as a square where she strolled and bought ice cream dissolves into violent chaos.