Michael Lumish

American Weakness and the Israeli Minister of Defense

The ongoing kerfuffle over politically incorrect Israeli Minister of Defense, Moshe Ya’alon, is instructive.   Ya’alon argues that there will be no meaningful peace agreement with the Arabs and that American weakness makes the world a more dangerous place because it emboldens hostile powers.  Because power abhors a vacuum it …

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Arabs Stone Jews at the Temple Mount

In a Y-Net piece written by Noam (Dabul) Dvir entitled, Temple Mount: Arabs hurl stones at MK Feiglin we read: Hundreds of young Arabs gathered Thursday morning at the Temple Mount in Jerusalem to protest the visit of Knesset Member Moshe Feiglin (Likud) to the disputed scene. Several of the rioters hurled stones towards …

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Violence is Coming

In a piece for Commentary entitled Lying About Abbas Won’t Bring Peace, Jonathan Tobin writes the following: In short, peace process advocates believe the only way to plow ahead to an agreement is to keep the pressure up on Netanyahu to give the maximum while treating Abbas with kid gloves, all the …

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A Quick Note to a Non-Jewish Left-Leaning Friend

A buddy of mine recently forwarded a very interesting book review by Michael Walzer of David Nirenberg’s Anti-Judaism: The Western Tradition in the New York Review of Books. This was my brief response: Hi Justin,  thank you for this.  From my perspective the most prevalent form of anti-Jewish racism in the …

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Barack Obama Has Learned Nothing

He is making the same mistakes, viz-a-viz the Arab-Israel conflict, now as he made in the beginning of his first term, which leads one to wonder whether we are dealing with presidential malice or stupidity?  Then, as now, he is making an issue of the fact that Jews build housing …

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How the Hatred Spreads

My alma mater, San Francisco State University, has emerged as among the most violently anti-Jewish universities in the United States. Dusty, over at Pro-Israel Bay Bloggers and San Francisco State Unbecoming, alerts us to the fact that SFSU not only sponsors student organizations that call for the murder of Jews, …

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San Francisco State University and Calls for Murder

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San Francisco State University is funding political student organizations that call for murder. As has been well-covered in the Jewish American press, SFSU’s General Union of Palestine Students (GUPS) held up signs last year at an event honoring deceased Palestinian-Arab professor, Edward Said, reading, “My heroes have always killed colonizers.”  CBS …

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On Settlements and Stupidity: Chapter 3 Synopsis – The Palestinian Colonization of the Progressive Jewish Mind*

*The former book project under the title “ZioNazi” has been changed… mainly for sad practical reasons… to the working title of “On Settlements and Stupidity.” General Outline Chapter One Synopsis and Thesis Statement Chapter Two Synopsis – Erasing and Confiscating Jewish History When Barack Obama snubbed the Knesset, and Jews …

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The Demise of Christianity in the Middle East and Africa

The tidbit below was written by Raymond Ibrahim and published at the Gatestone Institute: The rise of endemic Christian persecution in the Middle East was noted in November when Roman Catholic Pope Francis declared “We will not resign ourselves to imagining a Middle East without Christians” and stressed the importance of “the …

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ZioNazi: Chapter Two Synopsis – Erasing and Confiscating Jewish History

A large part of the Long Arab War against the Jews of the Middle East is the delegitimization and erasure of Jewish history. In the Arab-Muslim world this delegitimization and erasure is almost entirely complete and it has a significant influence in the way that westerners, including Jewish westerners, discuss …

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My Heroes Have Always Killed Invaders

In response to the SFSU story, Geoffff has a few words: Can you imagine the fury if a campus Jewish group did this? “My heroes have always killed invaders”. T-shirts with the face of Baruch Goldstein on sale” “. the only ‘peace’ I’m interested in is the head of this …

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Arab Anti-Zionists Call for Murder at San Francisco State University

On December 3 of last year I published a piece entitled “State Funded Incitement to Murder at San Francisco State University.”  This article concerned itself with the fact that a number of university funded student political organizations, including the General Union of Palestine Students (GUPS), called for murder during an event …

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Not One Israeli Killed

Joshua Levitt of the Algemeiner reports that at the Munich conference on Saturday, American Secretary of State John Kerry claimed, “Last year, not one Israeli was killed by a Palestinian from the West Bank.” Leaving aside the question of what, exactly, is a “Palestinian,” or where the “West Bank” is …

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Obama and the Sharia Bomb

Tom Wilson in an article for Commentary entitled, Clapper: Iran Ready for Nuclear Breakout,  points out that immediately after Barack Obama’s State of the Union Address, in which he patted himself on the back for allegedly halting the progress of Iran’s nuclear program, Director of National Intelligence, James Clapper, claimed otherwise in …

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The Zionist Organization of America Comes Out Swinging

I have to say, I am developing an increasing appreciation for Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) chief Morton Klein.  He is one of the very few establishment Jewish leaders in the United States willing to face the truth about the Obama administration and face that truth head-on. The cultural environment …

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“ZioNazi” Thesis Statement and a Synopsis of Chapter One

People familiar with Israel Thrives will find the below redundant. I believe that I have said pretty much everything that I want to say and am at this point consolidating ideas and organizing thoughts.  What we have below is merely the beginning of an attempt to do so. It is …

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ZioNazi

ZioNazi: A Few Political Thoughts by a Pissed-Off Liberal American Jew in the Age of Obama Introduction: Defaming the Jews on the Progressive-Left The Betrayal: Stating the Problem 9/11 and America Gone Crazy The Blogs and Bush Hatred Progressive-Left Anti-Zionism Universal Human Rights encounter the Multicultural Ideal Jewish Stockholm Syndrome …

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The Obama Administration’s Opposition to Jewish History

Those of you who follow the Jewish press and pro-Israel blogosphere are probably aware that UNESCO has cancelled a long anticipated exhibit created by the Simon Wiesenthal Center, and co-sponsored by Israel, Canada and (strangely enough) Montenegro, to have been titled, People, Book, Land – The 3,500 Year Relationship of the Jewish People and the …

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Settler Sushi!

Did you know that sushi was gaining popularity among Jews in Judaea and Samaria?  I sure did not until I read the below, but as with so many things Israeli, or perhaps Jewish, even a story as simple as this one quickly becomes something less simple. The tidbit below was …

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A Native-American Zionist Has Some Words

I find the recent dust-up with our friend Ryan Bellerose to be instructive. Bellerose took exception to a comment by Trudy suggesting that the very notion of “indigenous” is nonsense.  I am actually not heavily invested in that word, but the Jews have as much right to what I am calling “indigenous status” as …

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