Jewish Youths in Israel wave flags and stand atop a hill. The author recalls his own young days in Zionist youth groups

The Day After Independence Day

Gershon Baskin thinks that we must face the future with confidence that this conflict can and must come to an end. read more


Gilad Shalit and Gershon Baskin

Gilad Schalit: The Dramatic Moments leading up to his release

Gershon Baskin describes his involvement in the dramatic moments leading up to the release of Gilad Shalit, including the role of of Sara Netanyahu, the wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. read more


Kerry, Netanyahu in Tel Aviv July 23. (photo credit:REUTERS)

Netanyahu Intensifies Criticism Of The Obama Administration, Thanks Trump

Gershon Baskin thinks that Netanyahu’s disregard for a sitting president in favor of his successor was “certainly unprecedented” in the annals of U.S.-Israeli relations. read more