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Irit Tratt obtained her Masters in International Affairs with a focus on the Middle East from The George Washington University. Upon graduating, she worked as a Legislative Assistant handling foreign affairs for several members of Congress. She currently lives in Westchester County.


June 14, 2021 12:18 pm

Is the Biden Administration Enabling Palestinian ‘Pay-For-Slay’?

Earlier this month, former US President Barack Obama sat down for an interview with Ezra Klein for The New York Times to discuss his legacy....

April 9, 2021 11:52 am

Are Mizrahi Voters the Real Kingmakers in Israel?

As the daughter of an Ashkenazi mother and Mizrahi father, I discovered that a Mizrahi-Ashkenazi rift existed when my mother informed me that a portion...

January 31, 2021 3:19 am

Stop the ‘Nazi’ Comparisons on the Left and the Right

“No Soup For You!” If you are a Seinfeld fan, this line will transport you back to 1995, the year that the sitcom’s famous “Soup Nazi”...

January 11, 2021 4:35 am

How to Keep Bipartisan Support for Israel Strong

Over the last year, much of the political rancor involving the US-Israel relationship was focused on the presidential race. Yet historiographical evidence reveals that Congress...

December 22, 2020 8:57 am

Stop Ignoring Antisemitism in Inconvenient Places

An exhibition that is currently running at the Wiener Holocaust Library in London reveals that in every European country that fell under Nazi control, there...

December 3, 2020 4:37 am

Are Universities Producing Anti-Israel Foot Soldiers?

The last three decades have ushered in a hostile discourse surrounding Israel on university campuses. Abraham Lincoln once said, “The Philosophy of the school room in...

November 18, 2020 5:26 am

Amid Changing Demographics, Will Jewish Voters Play a Growing Role in Swing States?

With post-election tensions running high, it appears that the American Jewish community’s overwhelming support for the Democratic Party may be eroding. According to a New...

October 30, 2020 10:14 am

Politics Doesn’t Require a Mensch

I realize that many rabbis out there may disagree with me -- but being a mensch is overrated. Particularly if you’re president of the United...


Israeli Locust Slayers Train Ethiopians to Save Crops - Some call it a plague. Yoav Motro calls it a war. The enemies are the huge armies of desert...

An Israeli Soldier Gives His All for Lonely Senior Citizens - “Between 11th and 12th grade, after a tough fencing session, I saw a television report about all these...


Israel to Reinstate Indoor Mask Mandate Following Resurgence in Virus Cases

i24 News – Israel will reinstate the indoor mask mandate starting Sunday due to a resurgence of COVID-19, the country's coronavirus czar said on Thursday. Also Thursday, Israel's Health Ministry reported...

Middle East

Palestinian Authority Daily Praises Family for Naming Son Eichmann to ̵...

The official daily publication of the Palestinian Authority applauded a Palestinian "fighting family" for naming one of its children “Eichmann”...

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