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Robert Kennedy in Palestine, 1948

April 4, 2023

Editors Note: All references to “Palestinian” and “Palestine” except the last one refer to the Jews and Jewish land under the British Mandate for Palestine. In April 1948, one month before Israel declared independence, Robert Kennedy, then 22 and a recent Harvard graduate, traveled to Palestine to report on the conflict for the Boston Post. […]

Israel Is Perplexed by American Middle East Policy

July 7, 2022

Too often, U.S. Serves as a Contrarian Indicator. The State of Israel appreciates all that the United States does. It considers the United States and the American people Israel’s most steadfast friends. The U.S.-Israel relationship has evolved from a patron-client connection to a strategic partnership of shareholders in a significant military joint venture. Israel’s inclusion […]

Resilience: Israel’s Reaction to the COVID-19 Epidemic

July 9, 2020

The Mayo Clinic has a definition of “psychological resilience” that is appropriate for Israel. “The ability to adapt to difficult situations. When stress, adversity, or trauma strikes, you still experience anger, grief, and pain, but you’re able to keep functioning — both physically and psychologically.” While the Mayo Clinic adds to its definition that resilience […]

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