Hasbara? Leave it to the Canadians

09:22 19 August in Latest, Politics

Senior Editor Mandy Katz reports from Israel: Rather than presenting its case to foreigners, Israel should save its breath, a leading Israeli diplomat asserted last week. "Yes to public diplomacy, no to apologetics," former U.S. Consul-General Alon Pinkas told an audience assembled at Jerusalem's Begin Center...

How loyal is your consulate?

18:29 18 August in Latest, Misc

These days nothing seems extreme when testing out your country’s loyalty. The latest phenomenon of citizen “chutzpah” is overwhelming Israeli consulates worldwide. No matter where in the world they are, or how personal of a dilemma they got themselves into, Israelis seem to feel that...