By Michael Oren for Foreign Policy . At 64, Israel is older than more than half of the democracies in the world. The Jewish state, moreover, belongs to a tiny group of countries — the United States, Britain, and Canada among them — never to have suffered intervals of non-democratic governance.
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Shimon Schocken is the IDB Professor of Information Technologies and founding dean of the Efi Arazi School of Computer Science at the Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) in Israel. I want to thank my friend and contributor to israelseen, Shelly Schreter for making me aware of this TED X lecture. רכיבות התקווה של שמעון שוקן
1. What David Cameron and Nick Clegg never speak about, and why their silence hinders a two-state solution……This week, a so-called “split” emerged between British Prime Minister David Cameron and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg.
By Dr. Syed Kamran Mirza. the author of Roots of Islamic Terrorism and co-author of Beyond Jihad and Leaving Islam-Apostates Speak Out. Another perspective in understanding the Muslim intent in the life and death struggle to survive in a hostile region.
Rome, July 1st, 2011 – Political leaders from the Italian Senate, together with representatives from civil society and faith communities, gathered in the Italian Senate Building on Thursday to express their support for Israel as current threats develop. These include a new Gaza flotilla, a unilateral declaration of a Palestinian state in September and other forms of delegitimization of the Jewish State.