For better or worse, 5773 will not be the year of the bomb, at least if America does not change its position and there is no sign of that happening no matter who wins the elections.
False reports that an Israeli made the film that sparked the violence across the Middle East raises questions, and emphasizes some uncomfortable facts.
Jews like to enjoy wine in good times, of which there have been few recently. But as wine sales in Israel slump and prices fall, excellent wines are available at good prices to help you bring in the Jewish New Year and, hopefully, better times ahead.
It's beginning to look like the days of the Oslo process, and its subsequent decline. No doubt, we will soon learn about messengers from Francois Hollande, secret emissaries from Moscow and a host of minor world-leaders who are eager for a piece of the action.
Does Netanyahu’s outburst this morning mean that all the reports and assessments we have been making and reading and hearing over the last couple of weeks have to be revised now?
As the Israeli press struggles for survival, it may be the Diaspora that rides in to the rescue as more foreign and foreign-born Jewish tycoons acquire media holdings.
For now, those who fear a fundamentalist future for Israel can at least take comfort that the only rabbi with a say on affairs of state is trying to avert war.
Two key IDF appointments, one in the General Staff and the other in the Air Force, suggest that Netanyahu will not be ordering to strike Iran's nuclear facilities before the U.S. elections.
Haaretz analyst Anshel Pfeffer says that, intent on being re-elected, the U.S. president needs to remind voters that Israel has his back.
One thing is clear about Israel and the U.S.: they are not on the same page when it comes to Iran.