The decision to bestow a Nobel Peace Prize on the European Union was justified - even if the EU is a bloated bureaucracy that excessively interferes in the affairs of its member-countries.
The problem is with the center-left, which has failed to come up with a credible platform or decent candidates, and above all, to reach outside its comfort zone.
Every Jewish viewer of the new British show has a tiny press officer in his head continuously wondering not only if it's good entertainment, but whether the writers and contestants dug deep enough into the wellsprings of yiddisher humor and neuroses.
The irony of it all is that, in his UN speech, Netanyahu effectively ruled out an Israeli strike on Iran, at least until next summer.
The man who could be Britain's next prime minister may be Jewish, but he is also the ultimate assimilationist.
How can Israeli coach Avram Grant defend a soccer star accused of insulting a black player? Two possible reasons come to mind.
Lebanese President hints that the regional balance may be changing, and Hezbollah's predominance is no longer guaranteed.
Ahmadinejad is trying to blame the financial crisis on foreign 'hostile' forces, but it seems the lame-duck president is being set up to take the blame for all of Iran's ills.
While he chose to be English and a Communist, the historian's Jewish identity had been imposed on him. Perhaps that's why he was seeking to redefine the terms of his identity of birth, denying its connection with a second country and a competing ideology.
With his usual disregard for political correctness, Schulich talks about why he is giving $100 million to endow a Canadian-Israeli scholarship fund, modeled on the Rhodes scholarship.