Category: Israel

What to pray for on Rosh Hashana

Sep 27, 2011

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Here are a few items we all might want to include in our prayers on Rosh Hashana.

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The Lamentable Livni

Sep 16, 2011

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While it is her job as opposition leader to critique Netanyahu, Livni ought to exercise some restraint given the flammable moment Israel now faces, and given the fact that she offers no credible policy alternatives.

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Gates’ Gripe

Sep 6, 2011

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Ungrateful Bob Gates
So, Robert Gates is peeved with Israel. And why not? American defense and foreign policy leaders have done so well in handling the Middle East over the past …

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Biblical Rhapsody and Regret

Aug 11, 2011

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The annual Herzog College Bible study seminar at Yeshivat Har Etzion in Alon Shvut – attended this year by over 6,000 Israelis — is a magnificent enterprise, an intellectual treat, and an exhilarating spiritual experience. Too bad it gets no media coverage.

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A Salute to Uzi Arad

Mar 6, 2011

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Outgoing Israeli National Security Council chairman Prof. Uzi Arad deserves our appreciation. Principled yet pragmatic, and a true professional expert on foreign, diplomatic and defense policy, he has provided brainpower to Israel’s leaders for almost 40 years.

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It’s Iran, not Israel, Stupid

Feb 19, 2011

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An insidious new mythology is being advanced which replaces the Iranian threat with the “Israeli threat” to Middle East stability. This has the scent of incitement against, and demonization of, Israel. Political attention must be redirected to the place it most urgently belongs: the Iranian contagion that is inflaming the region.

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The NIE is Wrong about Iran, Again

Feb 18, 2011

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A new American NIE says that sanctions are causing Iran’s leaders to debate whether to move forward with their nuclear bomb program. Israeli analysts disagree.

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A Salute to Stephen Harper

Nov 21, 2010

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The Canadian Prime Minister has emerged as a modern Abraham, a prophetic voice of principle in a world that is in danger of losing its conscience about Jews and Israel.

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Rabin was “Close to Stopping the Oslo Process”

Oct 20, 2010

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Israel today marks the fifteenth anniversary of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin’s tragic assassination, with the usual festival of peacenik paeans to the Oslo process that Rabin oversaw. Indeed, Rabin was willing to take risks and give peace a chance, but he remained supremely suspicious of his partners and skeptical about the outcome. Rabin’s daughter Dalia recently told the Israeli press that, prior to his assassination, her father might have been close to stopping the Oslo process – because of Palestinian terrorism and duplicity.

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A Potpourri of Punditry

Oct 12, 2010

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Here is a potpourri of punditry on Israel’s demand for recognition as the Jewish state, Obama’s mistakes, Islamic radicalism, the settlement freeze, Israel’s monopolies, and the fight for Jerusalem.

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