Tag: Abraham Accords

A Passover eve celebration of Israel’s blessings. In grand perspective, see how many benefits and blessings the Heavens have showered upon Israel! It enjoys a strong economy, coronavirus and political stability (at least for the past year), diplomatic and security heft, renewed Aliyah, national resilience that stems from faith, and global Jewish support.
Western progressives are dissing rather than embracing the Abraham Accords. This is a tragedy. Time to rebrand the Accords and get the Biden administration to adopt a more enthusiastic approach to expanding Arab/Islamic peace with Israel.
The specter of Israel’s sequestration and boycott by the world is exaggerated, often purposefully so by the Israeli Left. This includes FM Yair Lapid, who this week warned that Israel had better open a diplomatic dialogue with the Palestinians, otherwise the threat of Israel being designated an “apartheid state” will grow severe. You would think that BDS and lawfare are greater “threats” than, say, the Biden administration’s capitulation to Iran on the nuclear issue!
The discourse about Israel in Dubai and Ramallah couldn’t be more different: cooperation versus confrontation, celebration versus demonization.
Netanyahu was no saint, and he failed to adequately address several explosive Israeli identity issues. But the former prime minister had a grand strategy for Israel and successfully implemented it, tuning Israel into a regional powerhouse.
David M. Weinberg is a think tank director, 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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