Israel’s Obligation to Vaccinate Palestinian Authority Residents
By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

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JERUSALEM, ISRAEL — February 12, 2021 — With well over 3.5 million Israelis having received the first COVID vaccination, more than one third of the entire population, and two million having received the second vaccine.  Reports are that the rate of vaccinations has slowed and health clinics are trying to avoid wasting “left overs.” Accordingly, Israelis 16 and up are …

Jonathan FeldsteinIsrael’s Obligation to Vaccinate Palestinian Authority Residents
By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

Jethro: A Timeless Model for Jews and Christians
By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

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JERUSALEM, ISRAEL — February 8, 2021 — Jewish tradition is to read the Torah, the first Five Books of the Bible, in an annual cycle so that every year we read and study it in its entirety. The weekly Torah portions, parsha, are divided into segments from Genesis through Deuteronomy, each with a different name according to a theme, action, …

Jonathan FeldsteinJethro: A Timeless Model for Jews and Christians
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It’s the Coalition, Stupid
By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

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JERUSALEM, ISRAEL — February 5, 2021 — Among the well-known themes in modern US Presidential campaigns, many remember a guiding principle and mantra of Bill Clinton’s 1992 successful campaign defeating then incumbent President George Bush Sr., “It’s the economy, stupid.” The message was clear, that the economy was a pillar of the campaign and not to get distracted by tangential …

Jonathan FeldsteinIt’s the Coalition, Stupid
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Israel’s Normalization with Four Muslim Nations
By RAYMOND IBRAHIM

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The Good News – and the Bad. WESTCHESTER COUNTY, NY — January 27, 2021 — Israel recently signed agreements establishing relations with four Muslim nations: the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Sudan and Morocco. Both good and bad news surround this development. The bad news is bland and predictable: a permanent peace between Israel and its Muslim neighbors is, according to Islamic law, …

Raymond IbrahimIsrael’s Normalization with Four Muslim Nations
By RAYMOND IBRAHIM

To Representative Bowman: Responding to Your Recent Criticism of Israel

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  Dear Representative Bowman, I hope this finds you and your family well. Now that you’ve assumed office as our representative, my blessings for your success. I continue, however, to be deeply concerned, upset by your stance on Israel, most recently, your criticism of Israel for not vaccinating Palestinians in Judea and Samaria (the West Bank). The Palestinian government is party to …

TribuneTo Representative Bowman: Responding to Your Recent Criticism of Israel

Fearless Iranian Cleric Defies ‘Dictatorial’ Regime, Embraces Israel, Dreams of Praying in Jerusalem
By PAUL SHINDMAN

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Deposed ayatollah risks a Zoom call with an Israeli reporter, saying, ‘Our regime is dictatorial, we have no problem with Israel.” An Iranian cleric affiliated with the opposition was interviewed on Israeli television and said he did not fear retribution from the regime in Tehran for talking to Israelis, and that ordinary Iranians do not have a bad opinion of …

eHeziFearless Iranian Cleric Defies ‘Dictatorial’ Regime, Embraces Israel, Dreams of Praying in Jerusalem
By PAUL SHINDMAN

International Holocaust Remembrance Day on the Community Relations Corner

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The Common Israeli Destiny
By Dr. HANAN SHAI

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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Our Common Destiny, the new Israeli project launched during Chanukah and to be headed by President Rivlin, aims to strengthen the national solidarity of the Jewish people as a whole and within Israel in particular. This project is praiseworthy on condition that it is based on the Jewish moral values of freedom and justice and not on those …

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By Dr. HANAN SHAI

The Following Is a Detailed, Complete, and Accurate Account of a Telephone Call I DID NOT Have with President-Elect Joe Biden
By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

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JERUSALEM, ISRAEL — January 14, 2021 — The other day, my phone rang.  Halfway into the third ring, I answered. “Hello?” “Please hold for the President elect,” replied the voice on the other end.   I hadn’t recognized the incoming caller’s number but answered anyway.  My immediate thought was that a friend joking with me, or a telemarketer using a …

Jonathan FeldsteinThe Following Is a Detailed, Complete, and Accurate Account of a Telephone Call I DID NOT Have with President-Elect Joe Biden
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Israel and India Test MRSAM Air Defense System
By SETH FRANTZMAN

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JERUSALEM — Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) and the Indian government’s Defence Research and Development Organisation conducted a successful test of the MRSAM, a medium-range surface-to-air missile system. MRSAM was jointly developed by IAI and DRDO over the last several years, and they tested the system in India during the last week of December, the Israeli company said. The system was …

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By SETH FRANTZMAN