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Judith Bergman is a writer and political analyst. She lives in Israel.

ARTICLES BY: Judith Bergman

July 7, 2016 6:40 am

Once a Colonialist, Always a Colonialist

You can take the Europeans out of the former colonies, but you cannot take the colonialism out of the Europeans. That much is clear, at...

July 4, 2016 6:33 am

We Don’t Need the World’s Permission to Defend Ourselves

"Now there is one less of them," a Danish Facebook user wrote gleefully after a 13-year-old Jewish girl was stabbed to death in her sleep...

July 1, 2016 2:57 am

Ban Ki-Moon Does Not Deserve a Prize

Some things just do not make any sense, whichever way you look at them. Tel Aviv University's award of ‎the George S. Wise Medal, its...

June 23, 2016 2:45 am

The UN Makes World Peace With Yoga

Tuesday was International Yoga Day, an initiative of the United Nations. Irina Bokova, the UNESCO director general, gave a speech on the occasion to those who...

June 21, 2016 6:58 am

Is Antisemitism the New ‘Normal’ in Europe?

In Michel Houellebecq's dystopian novel, Submission (2015), which takes place in an imaginary France ‎in 2022, when the Muslim Brotherhood has won elections and rules...

June 16, 2016 4:51 am

Making America Safe Again

There is a deep and unacknowledged irony to the fact that US President Barack Obama, of all people, has opined in the days since the...

June 10, 2016 8:36 am

After Tel Aviv, We Must Hit Back Twice as Hard

There is really only one issue related to Wednesday night's savage terrorist attack at Tel Aviv's Sarona Market that you need to pay attention to, but it...

June 6, 2016 4:02 am

BDS: Terrorism by Other Means

While it may not always seem that way, in the cognitive wars being fought against Israel, most notably the hysterically high-pitched calls for boycott, divestment...

May 31, 2016 5:45 am

For Israel, There’s More to Europe Than Western Europe

The rift in the European Union between the older, mostly Western European, members and the newer ones from Eastern Europe has become increasingly clear lately...

May 29, 2016 2:52 pm

Jew Hatred With — and Without — Algorithms

If you have ever found it profoundly disturbing that so much political debate centers on an online ‎platform, Facebook, which was originally about social interaction,...

May 27, 2016 2:32 am

Let’s Take BDS to Court

The tactics of the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement out to destroy Israel turn out to be in violation ‎of the European Convention on Human...

May 26, 2016 6:46 am

More Positive Signs for the Israel-China Relationship

Welcome to the beauty of Chinese-Israeli cultural relations. Seen against the backdrop of solid loathing of all things Israeli that so dominates the European cultural...

May 23, 2016 5:40 am

‘Disproportionate’ Response to New York Stabber Highlights Hypocrisy Over Israel

"Knife-wielding man shot dead in midtown Manhattan" was the headline making the rounds on the Internet last week. The man with the knife had not shouted "Allahu...

May 17, 2016 6:56 am

The French Initiative Is Pushing an Agenda Down Israel’s Throat

Imagine this news story: Last week, Israel convened representatives of 20 countries from across the world for an international conference to discuss what to do about...


Jewish Ex-MLB Outfielder Recalls Facing Antisemitism, Fan Giving Nazi Salute

Former professional baseball player Shawn Green revealed in an interview that he faced...

Former MLB All-Star to Coach Team Israel for 2023 World Baseball Classic

Ian Kinsler, a former Major League Baseball player and current advisor for the...

Israel’s Under-19 Men’s Soccer Team Beats France to Reach First European Final - Israel’s under-19 national soccer team reached the final of the UEFA...


Israeli Startup Rolls Out Universal ‘Mailbox’ for Urban Drone D...

More than a decade into the testing of drone technologies for commercial use, an Israeli company believes its universal drone...


Israel’s Economy in ‘Good Shape’ Amid Signs of Global Downtur...

i24 News – Israel is well-positioned to ride out a potential global economic recession powered by the strength of its...

Middle East

HRW: Palestinian Detainees Tortured in West Bank, Gaza

i24News - Palestinian detainees in the West Bank and Gaza Strip are systematically tortured by authorities in what could amount to crimes against humanity, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said Friday. The...

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