Category: Israel-Diaspora Relations

Beware the pyromaniacs

Nov 24, 2016

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I believe in the viability of a strong Israel-Diaspora partnership. We need not force tensions to the divorce stage by embracing confrontational campaigns. Yet radical activists are threatening to burn down the edifice of Israel-Diaspora relations.

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Refugee ruminations

Sep 11, 2015

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Reflections on the perils of American infirmity, Iranian hegemony, Syrian misery, Arab hypocrisy, and Tikkun Olam orthodoxy.

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The Helmsley impact

Feb 12, 2014

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Sandy Frankel of the Helmsley Trust is an accidental philanthropist with a well-developed approach to giving. He seeks to invest in Israel’s strength and scientific progress, without boycotting or dictating.

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Awaken, American Jewry!

Nov 14, 2013

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What will it take to rouse American Jewry into action against Obama’s drift towards a grand civilizational deal with the Iranians, at Israel’s expense?

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On Combating Anti-Semitism

May 27, 2013

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The Global Forum for Combating Anti-Semitism, meeting in Jerusalem in late May, must focus on Palestinian anti-Semitism.

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Letter to My American Jewish Brothers about Obama

Nov 2, 2012

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Israelis want Romney elected President, not Obama. This so jarringly stands in sharp contrast to the love and adulation of Obama expressed overwhelmingly by our American Jewish brothers and sisters. They ought to be honestly asking themselves why this is so. And this ought to figure into their vote calculations next week.

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A debate on “Israel Hayom” and democracy in Israel

Oct 16, 2012

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Is Sheldon Adelson’s “Israel Hayom” newspaper killing the Israeli press and endangering Israeli democracy, or ensuring Israeli democracy by guaranteeing media heterogeneity? A debate between me and Ori Nir of the American Friends of Peace Now.

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Zeidy’s Kvitel

Apr 18, 2012

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For Yom Hashoah, consider this true personal story about a kvitel, a little prayer note, that connects five generations of my family through the Holocaust and beyond.

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J Street’s Conceit

Mar 14, 2012

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J Street is at it again. Undermining Israel. Its annual conference in Washington next week is to trumpet the insidious message: “Tell President Obama thank you for standing up to those beating the drums of war!” And yes, there will also be the usual spiritual drivel about “Jewish values” that lead to the moral need to confront Israel.

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Why We Are Winning!

Nov 20, 2011

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Despite threats to its security and assaults on its legitimacy, there are many trends underway in Israel, the region and the world which work to Israel’s favor. Supporters of Israel need not despair!

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