Category: Israel

Kadima Undone

Mar 21, 2012

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Livni may win the Kadima party leadership vote, but the party will rupture, and the Mofaz-Dicter combo will have the political upper hand.

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Enough of Noam Schalit!

Mar 16, 2012

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Noam Schalit outrageously tells us that if he were Palestinian he too would try to kidnap IDF soldiers. Time to tell him: clam up! Our patience has run out on the elder Mr. Schalit’s insensitive and tendentious statements.

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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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Obama has “got our back”?

Mar 4, 2012

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Forgive me if Obama’s current charm offensive leaves me skeptical of the depth of his profundity and sincerity when it comes to Israel. I don’t at all feel that Obama “has Israel’s back.”

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Hippocratic Israel, Hypocritical World

Feb 16, 2012

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Treating Israelis and Palestinians side by side is a delicate balancing act. Israel gets almost no international credit for its manifold humanitarian medical activities.

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What to do about Iran

Feb 15, 2012

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Summarized here: The punditry of Benny Morris, Dennis Ross, Daniel Schwammenthal, Jonathan Tobin, Amir Mizroch and The Washington Post editors.

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Quebec and Israel: A Convergence?

Feb 14, 2012

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My friend Richard Marceau, a Quebecois separatist and a convert to Judaism, has just published a unique autobiography which is also a polemic for Israel. He tears down stereotypes about Jews and debunks canards about Israel.

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Ready for statehood?

Feb 9, 2012

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The Palestinians keep telling us and insisting to every international interlocutor that they are ready for statehood, and supposedly this means a Palestinian state at peace with Israel. Well, I wonder – on both accounts.

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The flawed Tal law

Jan 29, 2012

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The uncomfortable but inevitable revision of the Tal law will release Haredim from military service at a young age and tempt them into the real, working world

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Beefing Up Libel Law

Jan 10, 2012

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Time to chill the enthusiasm of Israeli media to print every juicy, outlandish and nasty bit of information, without proper fact-checking or allowing for robust possibility to respond.

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