A Letter from our Director of Israel Programs, on commemorating Yom HaZikaron and celebrating Yom Ha’Atzmaut

April 26th, 2012

I write to you during the transitional hours between Memorial Day and Independence Day; this unique time encapsulates the State of Israel’s past, its present and its future. During these hours, strong emotions mix with heavy thoughts. Unlike any other time, the personal becomes inseparable from the national, proving the depth of the connection between the two. These hours become more difficult for me with every passing year. Read More...

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An Open Letter to Paul Krugman

April 26th, 2012

On Tuesday around 3.30pm, my inbox began filling up with subject headings such as, “Did you see this from Krugman???” and, “From my favorite economist… on Beinart?!” Your three short paragraphs, which began as a heads-up that you intend to write something at some point about Peter Beinart and his new book, The Crisis of Zionism, created quite a stir. Read More...

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Diplomacy offers best hope for Iran on nuclear arms

June 1st, 2009

by Dianne Feinstein. San Francisco Chronicle, April 30, 2012 Read More...

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Netanyahu's Bad Weekend

June 1st, 2009

by Zvika Krieger. Atlantic, April 30, 2012 Read More...

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Defending Israel (and Waiting for a Miracle)

June 1st, 2009

by Eric Alterman. The Nation, April 25, 2012 Read More...

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The Crisis of Zionism

June 1st, 2009

by Paul Krugman. The New York Times, April 24, 2012 Read More...

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The Future Of Israel: Liberal Zionists Speak Out

June 1st, 2009

by Leonard Fein. Huffington Post, April 23, 2012 Read More...

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