The News that Made the Headlines

Towards the year's end, the list of the most-played songs was publicized.Sivan Rahav meir, 9/10/2017, 9:01 AM

When you go off to school

There has to be an educational framework, but allow a child to develop his or her individual talents and bend the rules if necessary.Sivan Rahav Meir, 9/3/2017, 10:49 AM

News Snippets

'A pity there isn't a united coalition encompassing all sectors of society to protest against the unwise use of violent police behavior.'Sivan Rahav Meir, 8/27/2017, 8:56 AM

News about the news

Opinion. Fusion of news, commentary, and social media have warped public dialogue, led to outrageous statements by journalists, politicians.Sivan Rahav Meir, 8/22/2017, 9:04 AM

Bibi mania

'All that happens here revolves around him, and he has become a national obsession for his supporters as well as his detractors.' Opinion.Sivan Rahav Meir, 8/13/2017, 9:33 AM

'Mom is unavailable'

Don't let cellular devices rule your life. Will one mother's pledge to 'disconnect' every evening lead to a cellphone revolution?Sivan Rahav Meir, 8/7/2017, 1:07 PM

Ariel Sharon's 'Final Will' to Rabbi Lau

"If youth know that 'Ma'ariv' is a daily but not that it is the name of a prayer Jews have been saying for millennia - we have a problem."Sivan Rahav Meir, 7/30/2017, 11:57 AM

To be and not to be

Are protesters demanding the indictment of PM right? Are gender-neutral announcements in the UK needed? TV host Sivan Rahav Meir weighs in.Sivan Rahav Meir, 7/24/2017, 2:09 PM

It's the momentum that counts

People were quick to draw comparisons between Avi Gabai and Yair Lapid, but let's first compare Gabai to Naftali Bennett.Sivan Rahav Meir, 7/16/2017, 11:02 AM

To swim against the current

'Swimming against the tide does not mean battling against forces of evil, but resistance by increasing forces of good.'Sivan Rahav Meir, 7/9/2017, 12:26 PM

Campaigns of Exclusivity

If the kid is not our own personal child, then we shouldn't care?Sivan Rahav Meir, 6/27/2017, 7:15 PM

Tripoli of Gold

Sivan Rahav Meir tells story of Libyan Jewish community, asks why Israel is always in the news.Sivan Rahav Meir, 6/18/2017, 8:33 AM

Spectator or player?

Are you a spectator or a participant in Judaism? Sivan Rahav Meir meets with Israelis at Jared and Ivanka's DC synagogue.Sivan Rahav Meir, 6/11/2017, 5:04 PM

The new Middle East

Opinion. While Trump lacks Obama's polished speaking style, he is far better equipped to distinguish good from evil - and friends from foes.Sivan Rahav Meir, 5/29/2017, 8:39 AM

THE HEART OF THE HEART

Prior to Trump's visit to Israel, this is a text that is well worth reading again.Sivan Rahav Meir, 5/21/2017, 9:24 AM

A postcard from LA

There are many Israeli emissaries (shlichim), but I think that with all due respect, we also have a lot to learn from those communities.Sivan Rahav Meir, 2/25/2017, 8:25 PM

The Regulation Law in our living room and kitchen

For the first time in eight years we don’t have excuses like 'Obama doesn’t let' or 'We can’t get the White House angry.'Sivan Rahav Meir, 2/19/2017, 6:06 AM

Telling the secret

Sivan Rahav Meir speaks about how to protect children from sexual predators.Sivan Rahav Meir, 2/12/2017, 8:45 AM

On cell phone boxes and orange peels

'Every mission for which man comes down to the world is in order for him to take himself out of Egypt.'Sivan Rahav Meir, 2/5/2017, 10:15 AM

The truth about the elderly and the young

The Israeli week that was.Sivan Rahav Meir, 1/29/2017, 8:42 AM

What’s good and what’s bad about Trump?

A well-known Israeli columnist and broadcaster's analysis of Trump in her weekly column.Sivan Rahav Meir, 1/22/2017, 8:33 AM

"So what do you say about Netanyau and Mozes?"

“So you have no problem with what was publicized this week?” I was asked. Yes, I do have a problem with it.Sivan Rahav Meir, 1/15/2017, 8:43 AM

Whoever adds, detracts

A special column by Israeli journalist Sivan Rahav-Meir discusses Elor Azariya and the late Yaakov Neeman. Translated by Shoshana Silver.Sivan Rahav-Meir, 1/7/2017, 9:02 PM