Typhoon Haiyan has been described as the strongest storm (hurricane) in recorded history to make landfall. According to current estimates the death toll is around 10,000 people, and if confirmed will be the largest disaster to hit the Philippines. The storm left devastation across its path, leaving approx. 1 million people homeless and extensive damages… Read More


I just met with a Japanese researcher who came to Israel to write about Israel’s attitude towards the LGBT community here and spoke, among other things, on the connection between public diplomacy and social media. He told me that in Japan they see Israel as a difficult place in this context  because of the clashes… Read More