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January 7, 2016

Does America really ‘share values’ with today’s Israel?

Author: Henry Siegman

Publication: Ha'aretz

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May 21, 2015

Give Up on Netanyahu, Go to the United Nations

Author: Henry Siegman

Publication: International New York TImes

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January 9, 2015

January 9th, 2015: Weekly Situation Report

Author: Prepared by Seth Anziska, Tareq Baconi, Haifa Koleilat

Publication: U.S./Middle East Project

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December 2, 2014

Will Greater Israel Transform into Greater Palestine?

Author: Henry Siegman

Publication: Huffington Post

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July 23, 2014

Israel Provoked This War

Author: Henry Siegman

Publication: POLITICO MAGAZINE

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April 10, 2014

Why America is irrelevant to Middle East peacemaking

Author: Henry Siegman

Publication: Ha'aretz

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Stand Firm, John Kerry

Author: ZBIGNIEW BRZEZINSKI, FRANK CARLUCCI, LEE HAMILTON, CARLA A. HILLS, THOMAS PICKERING and HENRY SIEGMAN

Publication: POLITICO MAGAZINE

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March 5, 2014

This isn’t a new Netanyahu

Author: Henry Siegman

Publication: Ha'aretz

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December 20, 2013

There’s no bigotry in the boycott

Author: Henry Siegman

Publication: Haaretz

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November 12, 2013

Netanyahu is destroying Kerry’s peace process – and the State of Israel

Author: Henry Siegman

Publication: Ha'aretz

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General Brent Scowcroft, Eric Melby and Henry Siegman

General Brent Scowcroft, Eric Melby and Henry Siegman

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Does America really ‘share values’ with today’s Israel?

In the late sixties or early seventies, when I served as the executive head of the Synagogue Council of America, the coordinating body for certain social action and interreligious activities of the Orthodox, Conservative and Reform national rabbinical and congregational organizations in the United States, I had a private conversation—one of many—with Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik, who was considered the leader of modern Orthodoxy in the United States, if not the world.

Rabbi Soloveitchik had just completed a high-level seminar attended by a select group of rabbis and Christian ministers. I asked him if he would agree to lead another such a seminar on the Jewish attachment to the Land of Israel and the concept of “kedushat haaretz” (the holiness of the land), and how these are to be differentiated from concepts such as “blut und boden” (blood and land) at the heart of German fascism and other totalitarian regimes.

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