“As a political historian, I would say that most trips abroad are filled with great hopes and, while they rarely end up in disappointment, they also rarely end up in tremendous achievements.”
When you drive the 45 minutes from Haifa to the Goats with the Wind farm in the lower Galilee, neither the brain nor the underbody of your car has much time to adjust.
In a Trump administration, what’s the future of the U.S.-Israel relationship? Read excerpts from Moment’s conversation with Aaron David Miller.
It’s a rare scene: Hundreds of Jews, sitting quietly in a synagogue chapel, turn their attention to a women dressed in a black robe and colored sash. As she steps onto the bimah of the congregation, the filled sanctuary falls silent as she offers her condolences.
Recent discoveries of large natural gas reserves off Israel’s coast will soon transform the country into an energy exporter, and bring in billions of dollars in new revenue. But the new finds also open up a Pandora’s Box of environmental, financial, social, security and foreign policy concerns.
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A Russian immigrant in Jerusalem vanishes, leaving her husband literary clues, from Camus to Austen to Saint-Exupery. Can he decipher the message?
Margalit winds her way out of her small city, barely glancing at the well-tended cottages of Mevaseret Tzion, flower beds
A visionary to some, a troublemaker to others, Anat Hoffman is leading the charge for women to be allowed to read the Torah at the Western Wall. The executive director of the Israel Reform Action Committee and spokesperson for Women of the Wall has become the face of the fight for religious freedom in Israel.
Republicans have made Israel their wedge issue. Democrats should make women’s rights theirs.