Jewish Journal

The Iranian deal panic gap

by Rob Eshman

3 days ago

President Barack Obama speaks about the framework agreement on Iran's nuclear program in Washington on April 2. Photo by Mike Theiler/Reuters

Last week, Foreign Policy magazine released a poll of 921 scholars of international relations at colleges and universities... read full article

  • Maybe Obama knows what he’s doing

    by Rob Eshman

    1 week ago

    At our seder this year, one guest, an Israeli of Iraqi origin, told me her family has a very different way of recounting the Ten Plagues God sent to...

  • Let my people stay

    by Rob Eshman

    2 weeks ago

    It’s spring, and fear is busting out all over.

    In the past three weeks, I’ve been to two events memorializing the Holocaust. The speakers alternated...

  • Lucy Aharish on Benjamin Netanyahu

    by Rob Eshman

    3 weeks ago

    Israeli Arabs make up 20 percent of Israel’s population – greater than either blacks or Latinos do of the American population.

    So, there are very few...

  • American Jews and the Israeli election

    by Rob Eshman

    March 18, 2015 | 6:31 pm

    If there is one lesson American Jews will learn from Israel’s election, it’s this:  they’re not us.

    Israel is not New York. Or LA. Or Chicago or...

  • Israel’s Arab Spring

    by Rob Eshman

    March 18, 2015 | 2:49 pm

    What made this election different from all other elections? The Arab vote.

    As the polls closed Tuesday on Israel’s national election, one of the most...

  • Jews, Muslims, UCLA

    by Rob Eshman

    March 10, 2015 | 4:59 pm

    Two weeks before it was a twinkle in the eye of The New York Times, the story of Rachel Beyda appeared on jewishjournal.com and in the pages of our...

  • Bibi, you’re no Moses

    by Rob Eshman

    March 3, 2015 | 2:30 pm

    So, he spoke.

    And while his rhetoric soared, his ideas sank.

    He gave us a thousand reasons why the deal whose details he may not know is a flawed...

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