Has the Two-State Solution Gone Bust?

According to a recent survey, “support for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is at the lowest point in two decades. Less than half the Israeli population supports the concept (49%), and amazingly enough, support for it is even lower among Palestinians (43%). One of the questions that was …

Yes, Mark, the Holocaust Cannot Be Denied

Every time I think it can’t get worse on Facebook, Mark Zuckeberg proves me wrong. To start with the obvious, there are, for Jews and ideally for the world, two words in the English language that carry special and tragic meaning. The word, holocaust, with a lowercase “h” refers to …

Israel Woke Up Angry This Morning

This morning, Israel woke up angry. We have every right to be angry. Over our short weekend, our country was hit by nearly 200 rockets, missiles and mortars. Four people were injured; three of them in their own home. A playground was filled with the black smoke of an explosion. …

Did you sleep last night? I didn’t

At the best of times, falling asleep Saturday night is a chore for me. I’ve tried everything – taking a nap on Shabbat afternoon and not taking a nap. Drinking a ton of water before going to sleep; not drinking from the early evening onward. I have to admit I’ve …