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May 8, 2019, 6:14 PM
So What’s BDS Really About?
America is a nation built on high principles, yet divided by those principles. It’s a country whose population finds it difficult to confront and deal with its great social ills and the fact the nation has killed millions of...
Mar 22, 2019, 1:58 PM
EU Membership A Double Edged Sword for an I.D. Crises Plagued Nation
The strong possibility of Israel joining the European Union is a two edged sword that may be counterproductive to the country’s standing as a sovereign Middle East nation. Just as Israel is making inroads into acceptance by other Arab nations,...
Aug 6, 2018, 2:37 PM
Is Israel Heading for a 3,000-Year-Old Deja Vu Moment?
As historian Will Durant observed, "A great civilization is not conquered from without until it has first destroyed itself from within.” Slowly but surely what appears to be happening in today's Israel isn't too different from what happened 3,000 years-ago...Religious...
Jan 2, 2017, 10:54 PM
Putting BDS Campaign on the Defensive
As the BDS movement (or better the BS movement) continues on American universities the problem is how to best fight this obsessional fixation in a nation that just elected Donald Trump president. I mention him because the most ardent...
May 18, 2016, 7:51 PM
A Trump Presidency May be Good for US Democracy
I can't stand Donald Trump for every reason we have all heard. But I may vote for him as a way of salvaging American democracy. For Trump's only plus point that I can see is he's an outsider, like...
May 4, 2016, 11:59 AM
Israel a world power? Learn to live with it and love it
The fact is Israel has become a world power, a nation not to be treated lightly. Yet, present day Israel bears little resemblance to Hasmonean Judah. Today ancient Carthage, a small Mediterranean nation that projected great power through its...
Jan 3, 2016, 12:07 AM
A Jewish US President?—Possible But Not Probable
Could Senator Bernie Sanders become America’s first Jewish president? It’s doubtful on two levels...first, Hillary Clinton is the anointed candidate of the Democratic Party’s establishment...it’s the liberal PC pecking order...after a Black president comes a female leader, with a...
Dec 16, 2015, 9:14 PM
Believe it or Not: Feminist Educators Join BDS Over Sexist Israel…Veiled Anti-Semitism?
If you ever wanted proof of anti-Semitism in a world apparently going mad, the action of 12,000 strong US National Women’s Studies Association voting to join the BDS movement offers an example so amazing it’s hard to fathom. They don’t...
Dec 13, 2015, 11:05 PM
A right to exist: a racist concept which ignores reality?
Some of Israel’s ultra orthodox Jews seem to have two main things in common with the Arab masses…the separation of men and women and the belief that Israel has no right to exist…But, for the Haredim this is only...
Dec 11, 2015, 10:51 PM
USA, Israel Share Problem: Effective Democracy at Mercy of Special Interests
Is America heading towards a one party state? The rise and eventual probable fall of Donald Trump doesn’t bode well for American democracy. The fact the Republican Party, on the national level, can’t field candidates with massive cross party...
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