Category: Israel

On Pesach, peoplehood and pursuit of the enemy

Apr 22, 2016

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Israelis posses the sense of righteousness, purpose and resolve so desperately needed by the West. Seder night rituals reinforce this. Fighting off global Islamic jihadist attacks will similarly require a renewal of Western resolve that can only come from profound intellectual and moral rearmament.

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Remembering Rabbi Pechman

Apr 15, 2016

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A tribute to Rabbi Irwin Pechman, the builder of modern-day Jewish Hebron, who passed away this week – my father-in-law. He was an unabashed advocate for the Land, People and Torah of Israel. It is no surprise that he lived to see all his children and grandchildren grow up well-grounded in Jewish tradition and settle in the Land of Israel.

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The Donald’s foreign policy

Apr 8, 2016

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Beyond the bullying rhetoric, bigoted swagger and chauvinist bravado, does Donald Trump have a strategic worldview? A new adviser says so: Trump will work with Russia to check China and radical Islam; and he will maintain Israel’s qualitative military edge. Interesting… but I remain skeptical.

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Yediot Ahronot’s boycott festival

Mar 29, 2016

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Cynical and hysterical hand-wringing about a BDS “threat” lends undeserved profile to a movement that thrives on such attention.

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Natural gas follies

Mar 28, 2016

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If Israel’s natural gas bonanza is botched because of extreme over-regulation and court interference, the long-term cost to this country will dwarf the damage of ten thousand BDS campaigns.

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Wine-making wizards

Mar 25, 2016

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For Shushan Purim, meet ten top Israeli winemakers: Shiki Rauchberger of Teperberg, Dr. Shivi Drori of Gvaot, Vered and Erez Ben-Saadon of Tura, Pierre Miodownick of Domaine Netofa, Jacques Capsouto of Capsouto, Eran Goldwasser and Ya’acov Ben Dor of Yatir, Eli Ben-Zaken of Domaine du Castel, Yisrael Flam of Flam, Ya’acov Berg of Psagot, and Sam Soroka of Jerusalem Winery.

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Molesting Jerusalem

Mar 18, 2016

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Don’t let Haim Ramon ruin Israel’s capital city with his reckless, violent, unilateral partition plan. The belligerent shearing of Jerusalem into Arab and Jewish sovereignties will turn it into the bull’s eye of Mideast battle.

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The scuttlebutt on settlements

Mar 4, 2016

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Pray that US Vice President Biden doesn’t use his upcoming visit to Israel to pour more fuel on false fires regarding settlements. The administration has time and again perfidiously blamed “rampant” settlement construction – fictional epidemic construction – for the failures of its peace process diplomacy.

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Humpty Dumpty is no more

Feb 26, 2016

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Syria is dead. Its disintegration justifies international recognition of Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights. In the interests of regional stabilization.

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Embracing it all

Feb 19, 2016

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Another son of mine was drafted into the IDF this week. In this column I discuss his “conflict” between Torah study and army service, and the ideological choice he made in navigating commitments to both.

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David M. Weinberg is a spokesman, speechwriter, columnist and lobbyist who is a sharp critic of Israel’s detractors and of post-Zionist trends in Israel. Read more »


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