Category: Israel Hayom

Can Abbas still be a peace partner?

Sep 30, 2012

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Abbas must be dragged down from the aggressive perch dangerously high up on the warlike tree that he has planted in the PA. A renewed multilateral effort for the proven combination of state-building and security cooperation is the best way forward.

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Canada’s moral leadership

Sep 9, 2012

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Canada’s bold words and actions, such as the decision to cut diplomatic ties with Iran, give Israelis hope that there are indeed many decent people who will stand in defense of Israel.

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If I forget thee, O Jerusalem

Sep 5, 2012

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Jerusalem is quite a cherry to pick if you’re going to trim your party platform! Its elimination is not something trivial. The fact that the Democrats anyway decided to drop the reference to united Jerusalem from their platform speaks volumes about what we can expect from an Obama second term.

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Kicking the Iranian Can Down the Road

Aug 22, 2012

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As the debate intensifies regarding unilateral Israeli action against Iran, everybody seems to be playing kick the can down the road. Blame the other. A very dangerous game.

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Healing Haredi work ethics

Aug 11, 2012

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The ruinous Ultra-Orthodox ‘thou shall not work’ ethic imperils the Haredi sector and broader Israeli society. Netanyahu should take the lead in helping Haredim out from the hole they have dug for themselves by freeing them from almost all army service and ending the all-encompassing government-support system for those not even attempting to earn a living.

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Livni’s haredi hutzpa

Aug 10, 2012

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The political Left in Israel gave the Ultra-Orthodox the keys to Israel’s Jewish character in order to purchase Haredi support for the Oslo “peace process.” It was Labor and Kadima, not Likud, which “granted the Haredim a monopoly on the Jewishness of the State of Israel.”

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Blaming Bibi

Aug 9, 2012

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It’s silly and nasty season, and with no serious leadership to offer of its own, the political opposition has taken to ridiculously faulting Netanyahu for the most far-fetched ills of this world. All the blaming of Bibi Netanyahu ought to be taken with a gigantic grain of salt.

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Romney’s American Exceptionalism

Jul 30, 2012

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Whether it stems from conservative values, realpolitik perspective, or religious fervor, Romney’s refreshing prism on America’s just leadership would be his greatest gift to the White House and the world.

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Reflections for Tisha Be’Av

Jul 27, 2012

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This Tisha Be’Av, let us recommit ourselves to an overhaul of society: to more refined use of language in public discourse, more honesty in business and increased philanthropy, a crackdown on crime, fairer distribution of the national burden, and some reverence for heritage and Zionist achievement.

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Lies like Water

Jul 19, 2012

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It’s a canard that Israel is denying West Bank Palestinians water rights negotiated under the Oslo Accords. The truth is that Palestinians are wasting tremendous amounts of water, refusing to utilize modern water conservation or sewage treatment methods, and stealing water from Israel. Then they complain that Israel is drying them out!

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