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Two nations, one goal

Two nations, one goal

On Wednesday, we took off from New Delhi for Gujarat, the home state of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The moment we stepped out of the plane, we encountered dizzying sights. Even now, as I write this, I’m overwhelmed with emotion. Tens of thousands of...
An ‘Arab-Israel spring’ is in bloom

An ‘Arab-Israel spring’ is in bloom

Seven years after riots erupted on the streets of Tunisia in December 2010, which led to the downfall of President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali’s regime and marked the beginning of the Arab Spring, unrest in Tunisia is resurfacing. Demonstrations and riots have...
Bank of Israel interventions actually work

Bank of Israel interventions actually work

The test of success for the Bank of Israel’s policy is the superb stability and macroeconomic state of the Israeli economy, argues Prof. Rafi Melnick.The low point reached by the shekel-dollar exchange rate has reignited criticism by opponents of the Bank of...
Israel and the Palestinians: So what now?

Israel and the Palestinians: So what now?

Op-ed: People who have nothing to lose pose a risk to themselves—as Abbas demonstrated in his delusional speech—but to others too; even if Israel wants to keep occupying Judea and Samaria forever, a wise tactic would include some kind of hope for the Palestinians...
Abbas the spectator

Abbas the spectator

Much of the Israeli media’s reporting on Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’ combative speech to the Palestinian Central Council, Sunday, focused on deciphering whether Abbas really meant it when he directed the Arabic curse meaning “may...