The current strategic reality is the best Israel has ever experienced, but there are questions marks on the horizon - particularly as regards the Palestinians - that need to be answered.
Peace is not going to come before Israelis know about and understand how it all began.
Nothing has been forgotten and no one is adopting Barak as the left’s old-new redeemer, but he can still do good by ruining Netanyahu’s image as the nation’s guardian and savior.
If we stop believing that someone else will solve our problems for us, perhaps we’ll be able to do it ourselves.
Poland needs to allow historians free access to and interpretation of its past. Only then can unfair and negative stereotypes, such as those used by Shlomo Avineri regarding the Polish underground Home Army, be refuted.
His tragic complexity as a dramatic hero fires the imagination, adding mythic motifs and depth to the character.
The grandchildren and great-grandchildren of the expellers point their rifles at the grandchildren and great-grandchildren of the expelled.
The vast majority of the people living here cannot save themselves from the terrible storm that seems set to destroy the dilapidated ship on which we live.
The elite that Herzog comes from is characterized by a poverty of ideas, inaction and weakness of spirit.