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Sep 3, 2014, 2:54 PM
The gospel according to Shlomo Kalo
Shlomo Kalo’s book Behold, He is Coming (1996) concludes with the words: “‘My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?’—until the day our sons shall return to their own borders, until the day when those who banished God...
Aug 13, 2014, 1:41 PM
Human shields, patriots, and a hidden happy ending
The web is teeming with pro-Israel responses to Hamas’ use of Gazans as human shields. Cartoons with Hamas militants wearing bulletproof vests made of children have created a vivid image of the organization’s inhumane behavior. While there should be...
Jul 24, 2014, 6:22 PM
Proportionality and the Loss of Common Sense
"The Brazilian government vehemently condemns the Israeli bombardment of Gaza with disproportionate use of force." What should the proportional action the Brazilian police take when faced with an armed thug trying to break into a house with the clear intention of killing...
Jul 22, 2014, 11:30 AM
Although accusing Israel of genocide and war crimes is sheer nonsense, millions are cursing Israel and the Jews for being worse than Nazi Germany. Erdogan of Turkey and Maduro of Venezuela, both of whom are denouncing Israel as exterminating...
Jul 15, 2014, 6:59 PM
The God of the IDF
Operation Protective Shield is exposing a new element that may prove to be a new source of strength for the IDF. A week ago Givati Commander Ofer Vinter encouraged his soldiers with unprecedented pre-battle words of encouragement: “History chose...
Jul 6, 2014, 5:51 PM
Between a fair critic and an anti-Semite
The Turkish Flotilla filled with Western human rights and Muslim fanatics that attempted to break the naval blockade on Gaza in May 2010 marked a new phase in the war against Israel in which lies became more believable than...
Jun 15, 2014, 10:02 PM
Three Abductees and the Moral Dilemma that doesn’t Exist
Though I know what can be expected from the daily Haaretz regarding the Israeli Palestinian conflict, it is always an unpleasant surprise to find out how quickly this beacon of liberal light directs the beam to the wrong place....
Jun 11, 2014, 11:37 AM
Hate from the Right and Hate from the Left
Nadav Eyal is doing an important job exposing the new faces of Europe's old anti-Semitism. In a series called "Hate" aired on Channel 10 Eyal first dealt with German Neo Nazis. Yesterday he dealt with BDS supporters in London....
Ph.D. in Jewish history. Born in kibbutz; author of the book Flesh of our Flesh: Jesus of Nazareth in Zionist Thought (Carmel, 2008). Freelance writer for the monthly magazine Israel Today.