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Here’s a story from The New York Times that I thought you’d find interesting. Gazans and Israel could have made peace before. Now, demographic and ecosystem issues add urgency. By Thomas L. Friedman Princess Diana once famously observed that there were three people in her marriage, “so it was a bit crowded.” The same is [...]

BY DAHLIA SCHEINDLIN The more Israel’s prime minister escalates tensions, the more his popularity grows. In 2015, Benjamin Netanyahu was elected to a fourth term as prime minister of Israel. Within months, pundits began speculating when his government would fall. So far, the answer has been never. Netanyahu has faced trouble, including ministerial resignations and [...]

By Leonard Mlodinow Ten years ago, when my son Nicolai was 11, his doctor wanted to put him on medication for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. “It would make him less wild,” I explained to my mother, who was then 85. “It would slow him down a bit.” My mother grumbled. “Look around you,” she said [...]

By Fareed Zakaria, Thursday, March 29, 2018 By way of explanation for some of President Trump’s bizarre foreign policy moves, we are often told that he is “unconventional” and that this could well be an asset. It’s certainly true that he doesn’t follow standard operating procedure on almost anything, from getting daily intelligence briefings to [...]

It’s rare to see these well-documented facts so plainly stated on mainstream TV. Worth your 3 minutes:

By Sima Kadmon, columnist at Yedioth Ahronoth If anyone feels shame, affront, sadness, frustration and despair today—there is no way to ease these feelings. These are our ministers and MKs. This is our prime minister and his bureau staff, who despite how it looks [to the public], pushed and pushed the disgraceful bill that passed [...]

On Saturday night, Darkeu screened this video to tens of thousands of Israelis, gathered in Rabin Square, who watched in stunned silence. Twenty-two years ago to the day, at that very spot, Yitzhak Rabin was murdered after months of the sort of incitement, hate and violence that is once again rising in Israel. On Saturday, [...]

It never crossed my mind that an idea that began to take shape years ago to heal divisions among nations would be as urgently needed to bridge divides within our own country. Today, I am proud to announce how Empatico will help address the major challenges that our nation and world face in terms of [...]