Hanukkah for the Perplexed: A brief guide to the Holiday of Lights

Hanukkah for the Perplexed: A brief guide to the Holiday of Lights

Tonight is the first night of Hanukkah, the holiday not found in the Bible because the miraculous story occurred after its completion.Amb. (ret.) Yoram Ettinger, 12/10/2020, 1:44 PM
Antony Blinken's track record

Antony Blinken's track record

A person's track record is usually essential for predicting his behavior. Blinken's Middle East policies do not bode well for Israel. Op-ed/Amb. (ret.) Yoram Ettinger, 11/25/2020, 8:00 AM
November election impact on US National Security

November election impact on US National Security

The US election will be determined mainly by domestic issues, but its impact on homeland security and foreign affairs is massive. Op-ed.Amb. (ret.) Yoram Ettinger, 10/18/2020, 6:00 PM
Palestinian Arab claims of continuity

Palestinian Arab claims of continuity

Research shows that most Arabs came to the area called Palestine in the 19th and 20th centuries, looking for work. Op-ed.Amb. (ret.) Yoram Ettinger, 8/30/2020, 9:00 AM
Is the Palestinian issue a core cause of Middle East turbulence?

Is the Palestinian issue a core cause of Middle East turbulence?

None of the threats facing today's Arab world is triggered by the Palestinian Arab issue and none affected by the lack of a solution. Op-ed.Amb. (ret.) Yoram Ettinger, 6/12/2020, 3:59 PM
Palestinian Arab state track record: Impact on US interests

Palestinian Arab state track record: Impact on US interests

The best predictor of future behavior is past behavior. This is as applicable to foreign & national security policy as to psychology. Op-ed.Amb. (ret.) Yoram Ettinger, 6/1/2020, 12:30 PM