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Sep 22, 2020, 1:11 AM
Normalization: A Product of Arab Discontent
A startling number of people, including some in Canadian media outlets, have weighed in on the Abraham Accords by vilifying the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain, and going as far as portraying them as traitors to the Palestinian...
Sep 20, 2020, 7:42 AM
There Is No Zionism Without G-d
For two thousand years, the Jewish people exiled from their land, widely dispersed, and inhumanly persecuted among the nations developed passivity and learned helplessness. They eagerly awaited, year after year, G-d's salvation and redemption. As a tiny minority attempting to...
Sep 18, 2020, 10:55 PM
Israel’s vulnerable new friends
Ties with Israel shore up US backing at a time when huge wealth disparities in the UAE and Bahrain, both ruled by minorities, threaten their stability
Sep 18, 2020, 10:53 PM
Future Peacemaking in the New Era
In light of the Abraham Accords--the peace deal between Israel on the one hand, and Bahrain & the United Arab Emirates on the other--it is safe to say the Middle East is entering the new decade with a new...
Sep 18, 2020, 3:07 PM
Corona and the New Year
Popular wisdom holds that Bibi’s diplomatic skills balance the Corona Catastrophe. I am not sure. Let’s reconsider: Yesterday, I wrote a blog where I question the ‘miracle of the treaties.’ I contend that we have no part in the tripartite imbroglio...
Sep 17, 2020, 8:20 PM
Why Bahrain’s peace with Israel matters
The Abraham Accords Peace Agreement between the UAR, Bahrain and Israel is very good news but then we’ve been in Bahrain in the Persian Gulf for at least 1,500 years and they’ve always known we were an obstinate lot....
Sep 17, 2020, 7:09 PM
Peace In The Middle East Is Possible
Peace and stability in the Middle East was proven possible this week outside the White House when Israel, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain signed historic peace treaties to have fully normalized relations and partnerships. Within the last...
Sep 17, 2020, 5:09 PM
Cyberangels from Israel Museum to Louvre Abu Dhabi
I am launching cyberangels of peace on flights from Israel Museum to Louvre Abu Dhabi. These digital flights of Rembrandt-inspired cyberangels honor the signing of the Abraham Accord between Israel and United Arab Emirates and Bahrain in Washington. This historic event forging...
Sep 17, 2020, 1:18 AM
There’s potential in the Israel-UAE Peace Agreement
The UAE- Israel Peace Agreement has been described as a “geopolitical earthquake” causing tremors in the region resulting in Bahrain following the lead of the United Arab Emirates. The UAE has proved to be a major influence harnessing both...
Sivan Rahav Meir
Sep 16, 2020, 3:16 PM
Stopping to pray on the White House lawn
Who could imagine a world where Jews feel comfortable gathering for Mincha as world leaders sign agreements for new Middle East?