Mitch Ginsburg is the former Times of Israel military correspondent.
September 29, 2016, 12:17 pm
The tale of Paris’s consent to build a plutonium reactor for the Jewish state 60 years ago illustrates the indefatigable young Shimon Peres’s capacity for achieving the seemingly impossible
May 22, 2016, 3:23 pm
The defense minister’s handling of the crisis to Israel’s north has been masterly; his policies on Gaza were less stellar. Will he become the first secular Jabotinsky-ite to resurrect a crushed political career?
May 8, 2016, 3:15 pm
In his new book ‘Pumpkinflowers,’ Matti Friedman — an Israeli soldier in Lebanon, then a tourist there, and now a Jerusalem father of 3 — shows that the men who tried to kill him in the late 1990s were the pioneers of a new type of conflict, now in hideous full bloom
April 28, 2016, 9:51 am
60 years ago, as he eulogized a ‘thin blond lad’ named Roi Rotberg killed by Palestinian gunmen on the Gaza border, the IDF chief of staff wasn’t aiming to set out the Zionist ethos for generations. But that’s what he did
November 20, 2015, 7:54 am
Initially shunted aside but then adopted by Israel and demonized by parts of US defense establishment, agent finally being released Friday in a case that has haunted bilateral ties
August 4, 2015, 11:44 am
God-fearing and ‘unenlightened,’ Maj. Gen. (res) Gershon Hacohen hasn’t lost trust in the ‘holy’ army, but believes an Iranian nuke on Tel Aviv is preferable to a two-state solution