Israel

From Israel: “Dropping Out, Stepping Forward!!”

Sunday night I participated in a Webinar with Eve Harow for the One Israel Fund.  For those of you who might not have signed up, or who signed up but were not able to see it because of a Zoom glitch, I provide a link to it here: https://oneisraelfund.org/trips/guarding-israel-critical-juncture/ ~~~~~~~~~~ …

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From Israel: Hold On to Your Seats, Folks!!

On Thursday, Times of Israel editor David Horowitz wrote: “Netanyahu and the right are about to regain power; they will hold it for a long time.”  (Emphasis added here and below) For which I say Thank Heaven. Continued Horowitz, “The final blow to the coalition could come from many directions, …

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From Israel: Head High, Eyes Forward!!

After the high of Yom Yerushalayim, it’s important to sustain some of that positive feeling with good news items. And I will do that shortly.  But it’s a bit of a challenge, as there is much to deal with. I begin with comments that relate to the Flag Parade. We …

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From Israel: Our Day of Miracles!!

We, the Jewish People, are a miracle.  That we were dispersed from our Land 2,000 years ago and then returned is a one-time happening that defies all historical precedents and all logical understanding. That the Land has flourished when farmed by Jews, in a way that it simply does not …

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Israel is breaking its own windows

The Israeli government must reassert its sovereignty and control, starting with the Temple Mount. The columnist Melanie Phillips has suggested that governments should fight anti-Israel hate and antisemitism through the adoption of the successful though controversial law enforcement strategy known as Broken Windows Policing (BWP). BWP holds that the police …

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From Israel: “Stupid Is, As Stupid Does!!”

Next Sunday, May 29, is Yom Yerushalayim – a day that marks Israel’s liberation of eastern Jerusalem in 1967 and its subsequent formal reunification with western Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. It is over 3,000 years ago – which is way before Islam existed – that King David chose Jerusalem as …

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When Truth is a Casualty of War

Why has truth become the first casualty in the media’s coverage of Israel? There is something about covering Israel that causes the global media and even some of the most reputable journalists to take leave of their senses. This phenomenon doesn’t happen with coverage of any other conflict or country …

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From Israel: And This Is the Way WE Do It!!

“And This Is the Way WE Do It!! “A hero of Israel lived among us,” said Binyamin Regional Council head Yisrael Gantz, speaking at the funeral of Sgt. Maj. Noam Raz, who was badly wounded during anti-terrorism operations in Jenin last Friday, and died shortly thereafter. “We were privileged to …

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The Nakba continues. Op ed.

If being an Arab in Israel is a catastrophe, one is hard pressed to imagine what a success would look like.   May 15 is marked by Palestinian Arabs and probably a substantial percentage of Israeli Arabs as Nakba Day, the day of catastrophe.The catastrophe in this telling is the …

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