The country has a new (designate) Governor for its central bank. Nothing is known about him, whether and why he is suitable, or what he thinks — or even knows — about the Israeli economy. Netanyahu alone decided what’s good for the independent central bank. His will be done.» Read more
May 6, 2018
Labour’s defeat in the local elections in London last Thursday was due to the Jewish vote. So, it is now clear, was its failure to win power last year. Anglo-Jewry has been thrust into unwanted and unwonted prominence.
April 12, 2018
Avi Gabbai has bravely shown the way, but Corbyn is only a part of a much larger problem. The Israeli Establishment is in deliberate, willful denial over the imminent rise to power of the Hard Left in the UK.
March 25, 2018
The global stock market slump that began in January and picked up steam this month is a major development — both because of its causes and its consequences.
March 15, 2018
The passage, as well as the structure, of the 2019 state budget reflects the strange state of Israeli politics — but weirdness is inherently unsustainable.
Feburary 15, 2018 The very-long-awaited recommendations by the Israel Police regarding two (out of four, at least) investigations of Prime Minister Netanyahu, were announced last night: that the premier be indicted on charges of bribery in both cases. Whatever the strength of the legal cases (the experts differ), the political impact of this development is very limited. Even if […]» Read more