Tag: "Israel"

Al Pri Gafna: Israeli Wine Wonders

Friday, April 17, 2020

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A post-Pesach review of top Israeli red wines from Bat Shlomo, Binnun, Castel, Drimia, Galil, Gros, Flam, Hayotzer, La Foret Blanche, Lueria, Matar, Psagot, Ramot Naftaly, Shiloh, Teperberg, Tura, Tzora and Tzuba.

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Whose neglect?

Friday, April 3, 2020

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Israel that can no longer afford the purposeful and self-destructive sectarianism of its minority communities. Israeli authorities have failed to act for years against these ills. All Israelis are now paying the coronavirus price for this anarchy; for minority lawlessness and government fecklessness.

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Uncertain, scary world

Friday, March 20, 2020

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The capriciousness and vulnerabilities of life teach us humility, moral responsibility and reliance on G-d. Lessons from the corona crisis.

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Obama’s Partition Plan: A Trap for Israel

Friday, May 20, 2011

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Obama just commanded Israel to facilitate a 1967-borders-state for the Palestinians including Hamas – without an end-of-conflict situation for Israel.

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A Salute to Uzi Arad

Sunday, March 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

Saturday, February 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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Believe It or Not: Israel is the 31st Highest Dues-Paying Country at the UN

Saturday, October 2, 2010

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Here is a hard-to-believe and ludicrous revelation: Tiny and much-besmirched Israel is the 31st highest dues-paying country — out of 192 member countries — at the UN! Israel remits over $40 million annually, which is more than 160 other nations pay. Reasonable or absurd?

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A Low Sofa for Erdogan

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

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Erdogan has accused Israel of war crimes, walked out on its president, and backed Israel’s sworn enemies. So Israel hazed his ambassador a bit by giving him a cheap seat. Shocking!

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Shelve the Shelf Agreement

Wednesday, March 26, 2008

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The newfangled “shelf agreement” concept, which served as the basis for the Olmert government’s negotiation with the Palestinians, was strategically illogical and tactically ill-considered. Israel must not again go this route.

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Reflections on the Abandonment of Sderot

Monday, February 11, 2008

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For seven years, Sderot residents feared they had been abandoned by a feckless government and an inattentive public. They wanted to know that people cared. Mordechai Elbaz, a third generation Sderot plumber (pictured with me), had his backyard plumbing supplies warehouse blown to smithereens by a Kassam rocket a few hours before my visit.

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