Like Herzl, Peres injected a boundless creative energy into the Zionist project from his early days to his last, David Hazony writes.
Now that Peres is gone, Jane Eisner finds herself asking: Who will dream hopefully on behalf of all Israel’s people?
Gilead Sher still remembers what Shimon Peres said to Yasser Arafat in 1995, as the leaders sat together past midnight engaged in a heated debate.
Ambassador Dani Dayan, the Consul General of Israel in New York, says we should disagree with family members, and all Jews, about everything — including Israeli politics.
Right wing Israel Hayom declared that both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump “claimed victory” in last night’s presidential debate. Left wing Haaretz said that Hillary scored points last night, though her performance fell short of a “knockout.”
(JTA) — More than 70 American intellectuals called for a targeted boycott of all goods and services from Israeli West Bank settlements. The boycott call, an open letter, was published in the most recent issue of the New York Review of Books, which is dated Oct. 13. Among the signers are Bernard Avishai, Peter Brooks, Peter…
JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israel’s ambassador to the United Nations hopes to soon be eating kosher food in the cafeterias of the international institution. Danny Danon, writing to Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, said there are many U.N. employees and diplomats from around the world who observe kashrut, yet kosher food is not available in any of the…
Poetry has become a lightning rod in Israeli politics — especially the kind written by Darwish. Mira Sucharov explains why.
California Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law a measure that requires companies doing business with the state to certify that they do not boycott or discriminate against any sovereign state, including Israel.
The day before the American presidential debate, Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was in New York, working his famous charm on the two major candidates.