Israel Diaries Blog

Does Israel Miss the British Mandate? 0

Does Israel Miss The British Mandate? We Might Just.

Seems we Israelis, or some of us, may have been nostalgic for the British Mandate period for — well, for ever-since-the-Brits-got-on-their-boats-and-shipped-back-to-the-UK. Professor Eitan Bar-Yosef of Ben Gurion University says we have missed them in...

UNGA recognition of Palestine: Does it Matter? 0

UNGA Recognition of “Palestine”: Does It Matter?

I am guilty of trying to convince myself that United Nations General Assembly acceptance of “Palestine” as a nonmember observer state is of no real consequence. And of trying to convince myself that UNESCO...