Category: The Jerusalem Post

Justice for Jews from Arab Countries

Jun 13, 2013

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Israel is the legitimate expression of an indigenous Middle Eastern people; of Jews from Arab countries with a long history in the Middle East. In fact, 50 percent of the Jewish citizenry of today’s Israel descends from Jewish refugees from Arab countries.

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Justice for Israel

Jun 7, 2013

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A week with Norwegian friends of Israel taught me how to best present Israel’s case. Israel wins when you speak about justice for Israel; not when you merely proclaim Israel’s desire for peace, talk-up its willingness to compromise, and declare its right to defend itself.

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A grand American retreat from confronting Iran?

May 24, 2013

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The soft signals and acquiescent music coming from prominent US think-tanks are increasingly hard to miss. Washington wags are paving the way for a climb-down from Obama’s declared policy of halting Iran’s nuclear drive.

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Celebrating Complexity: In Tribute to Rabbi Aharon Lichtenstein

May 17, 2013

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Marking his 80th birthday, Rabbi Aharon Lichtenstein has modeled for us a rich life of religious purity, constant study, intellectual rigor, universal knowledge, and societal commitment.

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Beware of Baba Arye

May 9, 2013

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Arye Deri is back as the top gun in Shas, and that is bad news for just about everybody in this country because Deri is shady, retrogressive, and a purveyor of hate.

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Time for new strategic thinking

May 3, 2013

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The Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies has been consistently ahead of the curve. Its experts have looked over-the-horizon and produced out-of-the-box policy recommendations, even when their conclusions were not always politically correct or well-received by mainstream pundits.

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The Rabbinate Race Wreckage

Apr 25, 2013

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Bayit Yehudi is making a wreckage of the Chief Rabbinate race by failing to back Rabbi David Stav. Might Elazar Stern’s legislative initiative to revamp the electoral college save the day?

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Who will give me a Sunday?

Apr 18, 2013

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In lieu of Sundays, Israel should mandate one long weekend each month by making Thursday into a civic holiday. Yom Haatzmaut should always be on a Thursday, as should Yom Yerushalayim. Also new civic holidays like Balfour Declaration Day, David Ben-Gurion’s Birthday, Teddy Kollek Memorial Day, and Shimon Peres New Middle East Day.

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Israel’s resurgence: A spiritual calculus

Apr 12, 2013

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Reflections for Israel’s 65th Independence Day: Belief in the power of Jewish history, animated by ancient faith, explains much about Israel today… Those who consider history only in temporal terms underestimate and misjudge Israel.

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A kvitel connecting generations

Apr 5, 2013

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A personal story for Yom Hashoah: About a kvitel, a little prayer note, that connects five generations of my family; from my great-grandfather, Dov Beirish Weinberg of Krakow, to my eldest daughter, Ariella Rachel Weinberg of Jerusalem.

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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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