Israel

A World of ‘Hot Borders’

‘Something there is that doesn’t love a wall’ wrote Robert Frost, partially in an ironic commentary on the human condition, and, depending on your interpretation…


Israel, Iran and the War for Syria

For years, Israel and Iran have attacked each other with words and through their proxies. In Iran, calls for Israel’s destruction are routine, and support…




Trump’s Ambassador To Israel

Perhaps Donald Trump has not fully understood the job title – ‘Ambassador of the United States to Israel’. The key words here are ‘of’ and…


Israel’s Disappearing Act

Friedman’s Weekly is normally focused on urgent events. This week, I was reminded by the appointment of David Friedman (no relation) as ambassador to Israel…