Category: The Jerusalem Post

Grand Strategy for Israel

Jul 8, 2016

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There is an Israeli “grand strategy.” Washington misunderstands this. Israel should be expounding its worldview forthrightly. Its strategic posture makes a lot of sense in the totally transformed regional landscape.

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The cash behind the Iran deal

Jul 1, 2016

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One of the Obama administration’s top shills for the sellout to Iran has been a lobbyist for Boeing all along. The celebration of the first anniversary of the JCPOA is marked by strategic drivel as cover for business greed and oversize ego.

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The Left’s sour lament

Jun 17, 2016

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A Haaretz rant in “Foreign Affairs” magazine about the “end of the old Israel” is out of whack with reality, and can only be an expression of the Left’s deep political despair. Israel is not suffering from cultural retardation or democratic deficit!

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Rebuff European Union threats

Jun 3, 2016

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EU brawling on behalf of the Palestinians has reached extreme heights of hutzpah. Every Monday and Thursday the EU has taken to shelling-out threats to downgrade diplomatic and economic ties with Israel. Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Netanyahu should repulse the escalating European intimidation.

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The day after Abbas

May 27, 2016

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Netanyahu should capitalize on his broadened government, and the coming transitions in Palestinian and American politics, to reset the diplomatic table. He can outline the acceptable contours of a conflict amelioration process in which Israel can pragmatically participate.

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From disintegration to reconstruction

May 5, 2016

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The Sykes-Picot frontiers have collapsed, creating an opportunity to logically redraw national borders in the Middle East. But will the US lead?

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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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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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