The Fountainheads Advise Us to Dip Our Apples

The Fountainheads are a group of young Israeli dancers, singers, actors and artists, all graduates and students of the Ein Prat Academy for Leadership. This year, they¬†commemorate Rosh Hashanah with yet another Judaicized rendition of a radio favorite – this…

Olive Tree Initiative meets Dennis Ross

When I first embarked on this journey to DC and the Middle East, I intended to thoroughly document my experiences and impressions daily. But I didn’t bring a laptop, nor do I own a smart phone, so for now, I’ll…

Anti-Semitism Studies returns to Yale despite PLO criticism

This past June, Yale University announced that its Initiative for the Interdisciplinary Study of Antisemitism (YIISA), which had been operating since 2006, was meant to be discontinued. The official reason given by Professor Donald Green, director of Yale’s Institu te…