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Yoram Ettinger is a former ambassador and head of "Second Thought: a U.S.-Israel initiative."

ARTICLES BY: Yoram Ettinger

November 23, 2022 9:38 am

Thanksgiving Reaffirms the 400-Year-Old US-Israel Nexus

Thanksgiving was reportedly first celebrated in November 1621 by William Bradford, the leader of the "Mayflower" and the Governor of the Plymouth Colony. He enhanced his...

October 8, 2022 11:50 pm

A Sukkot Guide for the Perplexed

Here are seven things you should know about the upcoming holiday of Sukkot: 1. Sukkot is a national Jewish liberation holiday, commemorating the transition of the...

October 4, 2022 11:20 am

A Yom Kippur Guide for the Perplexed

Here are 10 facts about the upcoming holiday of Yom Kippur: 1. Yom Kippur is observed on the 10th day of the Jewish month of Tishrei,...

September 15, 2022 11:04 am

The ‘Diplomatic Option’ Ignores Iran’s Crimes Against Children

As the international community continues to negotiate a new nuclear deal with Iran, world leaders must ask if the diplomatic option is viable when dealing...

August 3, 2022 10:44 am

The State Department Elite Don’t Understand the Middle East

According to the late professor John Kenneth Galbraith, "the notion of conventional wisdom … is commonly understood as knowledge that is accepted within a certain...

July 27, 2022 10:47 am

Israel: From Strategic Liability to Strategic Asset

"Israel did not grow strong because it had an American alliance. It acquired an American alliance because it had grown strong.” -- Walter Russell Mead In...

June 3, 2022 9:38 am

A Shavuot Guide for the Perplexed

Ahead of this year's celebration of Shavuot, here are some facts about the holiday: 1. The significance of Shavuot Shavuot is one of the three Jewish liberty-oriented...

April 15, 2022 9:25 am

A Passover Guide for the Perplexed

Here are some helpful things to know ahead of Passover 2022: 1. Some 3,600 years ago, the Passover Exodus catapulted the Jewish people from the lowest...

March 16, 2022 11:00 am

A Purim Guide for the Perplexed, 2022

Here are some facts about Purim, as we celebrate the holiday this year: 1. Purim is a Jewish national liberation holiday -- just like Passover and...

March 9, 2022 12:00 pm

Russia’s Invasion Is a Wake-Up Call for Israel and the West

Irrespective of the final outcome of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, it should serve as a wake-up call for Israeli and Western policymakers and molders...

October 11, 2021 11:36 am

Don’t Believe the Rhetoric on Terrorism and Radical Islam

The extension of US gestures and concessions to Islamic terrorists, and the waiving of a US military option while negotiating with Iran's regime of terror,...

September 20, 2021 12:15 pm

A Sukkot Guide for the Perplexed

Here are some facts you may not know about the upcoming holiday of Sukkot. 1. The holiday is named for the first stop during the 40-year-Exodus...

September 13, 2021 11:48 am

A Yom Kippur Guide for the Perplexed

Here are some facts about the upcoming holiday of Yom Kippur: 1. Yom Kippur is considered to be a Super Sabbath (Shabbat Shabbaton in Hebrew) --...

September 2, 2021 12:19 pm

A Rosh Hashanah Guide for the Perplexed

The evening of September 6, 2021, will launch another Jewish New Year. Here are some facts about the holiday that are worth remembering: 1. Annual reminder....


Biden Condemns Antisemitism Following Ye Rant

US President Joe Biden on Friday issued a harsh condemnation of antisemitism following rapper Kanye West’s Thursday appearance on Alex Jones’ conspiracy-laden talk show InfoWars. “The Holocaust happened. Hitler was a...


Algemeiner Honorary Chairman Dovid Efune Issues Clarion Call To Fight Antis...

Honorary Chairman of The Algemeiner Dovid Efune told attendees of the 9th annual J100 Gala on Tuesday that The Algemeiner...

Middle East

Niece of Iran’s Supreme Leader Urges World to Cut Ties with Tehran in...

Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's niece, a well known rights activist, has called on foreign governments to cut all...

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