Jerusalem Notes

A Century of Zionism—Herzl’s Vision Comes True

It is amazing to see how many of Herzl's ideas actually permeated into modern-day Israel and how...

7/31/2017 2:56:08 PM

Supporting ultra-Orthodox youth at risk and their families

Nearly 70 years after its establishment, Israel is still very much a melting pot of Jews from...

7/10/2017 12:11:35 PM

New Hamas manifesto—more of the same

Ofer Bavly says there isn't much new in Hamas' new manifesto.

6/13/2017 11:36:27 AM

Israeli hi-tech wins on every front

There is much hypocrisy (and irony) in the way that BDS supporters use Israeli technology in order...

4/7/2017 9:26:05 AM

Helping Syrians--despite a history of enmity

Israel's once-secret operation to care for victims of Syria's war

3/9/2017 12:37:31 PM

Shimon Peres—The last founding father

In Israel and on visits abroad, I witnessed firsthand his personality and character, cherishing...

11/3/2016 2:01:31 PM

How 9-11 changed Israel and the world

Israel is the only country in the Middle East that has a 9/11 memorial site (on the Jerusalem...

9/28/2016 4:47:38 PM

Why do Israelis care about the Olympics?

Why do we take the Olympic Games so seriously? And why do we perform with such mediocrity?

9/1/2016 4:30:05 PM

The real story behind Israel’s economic miracle

This mission’s particular focus was Israel’s economy, especially its hi-tech sector, an...

7/26/2016 3:07:57 PM

When Americans suffer, Israelis feel their pain

When news of the horrible massacre at the Pulse club in Orlando reached Israel, many here felt an...

6/24/2016 2:03:58 PM

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