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Daniel Polisar

 
About the author

Daniel Polisar is executive vice-president and a member of the faculty at Shalem College in Jerusalem.

The story of Theodor Herzl and the First Zionist Congress, convened 120 years ago on this date.

Aug. 23 2017 12:01AM

Egypt and Jordan had strong leaders committed to peace; the Palestinians don’t. That makes the views of ordinary Palestinians all the more significant, and worrisome.

May 3 2017 12:01AM

Western statesmen and politicians have long asserted that the two-state solution commands majority support on the ground. Most Palestinians say otherwise.

April 3 2017 12:01AM

Six months after the current wave of violence began, some observers think it might be running out of steam. But what next?

March 31 2016 12:01AM

The “occupation” isn’t enough to explain the views they hold on Israel, Jews, and the desirability of violence.

Nov. 23 2015 12:01AM

It’s time to take a close look at an often ignored subject: what ordinary Palestinians think about Israel, Jews, and terrorist attacks on civilians.

Nov. 2 2015 12:01AM