yaakov katz

WILL THEY laugh again in a few weeks? Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Avigdor Liberman
Editor's Notes: Why is Israel really going to new elections?

While this turn of events is bad, there was something refreshing watching Liberman stand up for a principled cause, in this case the haredi draft bill.

Ga’ash Golf ESRA tournament winners
Thank you, ESRA

The theme is “Celebrating 40 years of creating a better tomorrow.” The event begins at 10 a.m. and ends at 5 p.m.

US President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the Israel Museum
What will come first - Elections or U.S. peace plan rollout?

If the Palestinians refuse to come to the table, the parameters laid down by Trump would serve as a new starting point for any future administration looking to advance a peace deal.

Celebrating Sukkot in Jerusalem
Editor's Notes: Defining a nation

This is about the identity of a nation, as well as the kind of people Jews want to be today when the State of Israel serve as home to the world’s largest Jewish community.

Can Israel remain strong and stable after Netanyahu?

A country is not measured by a single leader, no matter how powerful he or she might be.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu prepares to give a speech in Tel Aviv, Israel
Editor's Notes: Is the Netanyahu era over?

The police recommendations might have chiseled a small crack in Mr. Teflon’s armor, but it is still far from shattering.

African migrants take part in a protest against Israel's detention policy toward them
Editor's Notes: Setting immigration policy

The overall situation is not black and white – it is a complicated and delicate attempt to balance policy and values.

Editor's Notes: Standing in spaces

Anyone who claims that this country promotes apartheid needs to simply spend a day in a hospital and any of its wards.

Israel deserves better than settlement building in revenge for terror

Israel should not set its settlement policy based on a terrorist attack and the tragic outcome. It should decide what it wants based on what is in the country’s best interest.

Editor's Notes: A year to decide

The new year 5778 can be the year of change. It can be a year of decisions.

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