Jerusalem Post's talented team of journalists provides insight into their work presented in the opinion section. This section highlights the beliefs and values that experienced writers who are witnessing the Middle East turmoil unfold. Their first hand encounters with world leaders have shaped their opinions and world views to be shared on this page.

 PRIME MINISTER Benjamin Netanyahu and members of his coalition celebrate the passage of the state budget yesterday.

With budget legislation's success, Israeli coalition should proceed with caution - editorial

 RONIT RAPHAEL (left) with Victoria Bonya.

Grapevine May 28, 2023: The Shavuot Madonna?

 ISRAEL’S FIRST prime minister  David Ben-Gurion sits under a portrait of Theodor Herzl before the reading of the Declaration of Independence in Tel Aviv, May 14, 1948.

Our teenagers take Israel for granted - opinion

 AN AERIAL view of the ever-growing Jerusalem, above the Yemin Moshe neighborhood.

Social divide? Not here! How Israel’s Neighbors’ Day brings us closer - opinion

 BNEI BRAK: The thing that is unacceptable is forcing a life of poverty and deprivation upon those who want to work, says the writer.

Haredi society is forcing poverty, deprivation on those that want to work - opinion

 ‘THE ACT of good faith available to me is to mourn together the grievous tragedies of the past, in the hope that our common lament would produce a teachable moment in Christian traditions,’ says the writer.

Many evangelicals unaware on how Jews have suffered from Christin faith - opinion

 PRIME MINISTER Benjamin Netanyahu and members of his coalition celebrate the passage of the state budget yesterday.

Israel has been lacking a public diplomacy structure - opinion

 DIASPORA JEWISH youth attend a summer camp in Israel.

How can the younger generation be brought closer to Israel? - opinion

 The Celebrate Israel Parade proceeds through Times Square in New York City, last year. When Israelis hear of Americans marching in the parade, they feel a sense of brotherhood, says the writer.

March with us to honor Israel’s 75th anniversary in New York - opinion

By Shalom Danino , Vladimir Beliak
 ESTHER PANITCH with Prof. Yoram Weiss.

Grapevine May 25, 2023: Georgia on my mind

 WE SHOULD be proud the IDF is a moral army – God certainly is (Pictured: IDF fair as part of Israel’s 75th Independence Day celebrations, on April 26).

What are the Ten Commandments for religious Zionists? - opinion

 FOREIGN MINISTER Eli Cohen made Israel’s first ministerial visit in decades to Turkmenistan, meeting with President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov last month. Pictured: Cyclists ride past a monument promoting a healthy lifestyle in Ashgabatwere.

How is Israel using green diplomacy? - opinion

Shavuot: Israel's strength is through its diversity - opinion

 IRAN’S FOREIGN Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian meets with Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud in Beijing, last month.

What will come first: War with Iran or peace with Saudi Arabia? - opinion

Interfaith conference

What Interfaith Meetings Can Lead To - Opinion

By Rabbi Arie Folger
 PRIME MINISTER Benjamin Netanyahu and his ministers, as well as Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Lion (right of Netanyahu), pose at the weekly cabinet meeting on Sunday, held at the Western Wall Tunnels to mark Jerusalem Day.

Have Israeli, Palestinian leaders killed hope for a two-state solution? - opinion

 THE ‘STATE’ OF Tel Aviv and the ‘state’ of Jerusalem: Thoughts on dividing Israel into separate cantons or sub-states have begun to appear, says the writer.

Israel is divided – can we learn to live and adapt? - opinion

 Members of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) navy participate in an exercise in the south of Iran, in this picture obtained on January 17, 2023.

Iran is the biggest threat to Israel, the Middle East - editorial

 THEN-PRESIDENT Shimon Peres awards Henry Kissinger with Israel’s Presidential Award of Distinction, in Jerusalem, in 2012.

Honoring Henry Kissinger on his 100th birthday - opinion

 PRIME MINISTER Menachem Begin holds a special press conference to announce the Osirak reactor bombing, June 9, 1981. Also present: Uri Porat, PM media adviser (L) and IDF Chief of Staff Rafael ‘Raful’ Eitan (R).

Striking Osirak: The Begin Doctrine's enduring relevance in Israel - opinion

 THE UNITED Hatzalah organization, dedicated to saving lives, is a beacon of light depicting the values entrenched in the ultra-Orthodox community.

All Israelis should serve in the IDF, National Service - opinion

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