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Daniel Krygier is a writer, political analyst and satirist living in Israel.

ARTICLES BY: Daniel Krygier

April 26, 2017 1:05 pm

Israel and the Meaning of ‘Never Again’

The Holocaust wasn’t perpetrated by a barbarian society in a distant past. It was perpetrated 70 years ago by the most advanced European country -- the country that...

January 23, 2017 8:33 am

What Does ‘America First’ Mean for the Middle East?

Based on his inauguration speech, President Trump’s core message seems to be “America First.” Time will tell how this vision will translate into US policy, specifically...

January 3, 2017 7:53 am

Militant Islam Threatens Muslims and Non-Muslims Alike

Most of the victims of the Istanbul nightclub massacre on New Year's Eve were local and foreign Muslims. Radical Islamic terrorists have shown time and time...

November 27, 2016 3:42 pm

Israel’s Arab Leadership Must Cease Fanning the Flames of Hatred

The current wave of Palestinian and Arab arson in Israel is being fueled and encouraged by antisemitic incitement on Arab social media. Although the arsonists constitute an extremist...

October 14, 2016 7:49 am

UNESCO’s Jerusalem Disgrace

Like the Roman Colosseum, the UN has become an outlet for outlandish escapism and diversion from real problems facing the world. The UN should take...

September 14, 2016 1:11 pm

America and Freedom After September 11

The attack on the United States on September 11, 2001, did not happen because of what America did, but because of what America is: a liberal...


It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s ‘Superman’ … at the Kotel - American actor Dean Cain, known for his role as “Superman” in the hit 1990s’...


Jewish Groups Weigh-in on Pompeo for Secretary of State - Many major American Jewish organizations are pleased by the nomination of CIA director Mike Pompeo to succeed Rex Tillerson...

Training for War in Gaza as Hamas Lurks in Tunnels and Towers - Since Hamas came to power in the Gaza Strip more than a decade ago, it has built, trained and...

Israeli Attractions: Givat Sher, the Judean Lowhills - In the town of Modi’in, which is situated between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv, lies Givat Sher (“The hill of...


European Powers Propose New Iran Sanctions to Meet Trump Ultimatum

Britain, France and Germany have proposed fresh EU sanctions on Iran over its ballistic missiles and its role in Syria's war, according to a confidential document, in a bid to persuade Washington...


Israel Ranks 11th in UN ‘World Happiness Report’ - Israel just missed out on a place in the top 10 happiest countries in the world, placing 11th in the latest world happiness index. “The World Happiness Report 2018,” compiled by the United Nations Sustainable...

Middle East

Abbas Meets With Released Prisoner Who Was Accomplice in Murder of Israeli - In the presidential office in Ramallah on March 14, Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas met with Rajaei Haddad, a terrorist from eastern Jerusalem released from prison after serving a...