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Jonathan Michanie is a former IDF Paratrooper and current Israel activist. With an MA in Diplomacy from IDC Hertzeliya, Jonathan brings a new perspective to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and Middle East affairs. Twitter @jmich019

ARTICLES BY: Jonathan Michanie

April 11, 2018 9:02 am

The Consequences of American Inaction in Syria

One of the fundamental arguments made by the Republican Party throughout the 2016 presidential elections was to denounce then-president Barack Obama’s failure to comply with...


Feeding Body and Soul: Terror Victims Get Servings of Food (and Hope) - Try spending $60,000 for chicken, $31,000 for wine, $15,800 for eggs, and...

Zionism Meets Feminism: Talking Shop Over a Glass of Chardonnay - In a quintessential “only in Israel” moment, nearly 60 women (and a few dozen men) gathered on a breezy...

Brooklyn Man Hopes to Open a New Chapter of Jewish Dating

At many recent Passover seders, sometime after the four questions were asked, a fifth one was posed by a parent...


Nine Teenagers Dead, One Missing in Southern Israel Flash Flood

At least nine teenage seminary students died after they were swept away by a flash flood in the Negev Desert in southern Israel on Thursday, an ambulance service said. Military helicopters and search...

Middle East

Israeli UN Envoy Exposes Iranian Military Base Near Syrian Capital

In an address to the Security Council on Thursday, Israeli UN envoy Danny Danon revealed new information about Iran’s military activities in Syria. Presenting an aerial image of what he called...