Category: Israel

Return of the yellow star

Nov 13, 2015

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Old habits die hard. Europeans are actually quite experienced at banning Jews from schools and universities, depriving Jews of scholarships, boycotting their businesses, restricting Jews to specific pales of settlement, and placing yellow stars on their arms. Now they are going place yellow labels on Israeli “settlement” products…

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Remembering Rabin and Shamir, correctly

Nov 6, 2015

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The use of Yitzhak Rabin’s name to support a galloping-forward two-state-solution peace process – is left-wing historical revisionism. Netanyahu should stick to his policy principles, and not be wedged off-course in search of ersatz, temporary relief from Obama’s pressures.

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“Candid Camera” to the rescue

Oct 30, 2015

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It’s a short hop from international monitoring cameras to global cops in Jerusalem. Thus the Temple Mount camera scheme is a trap. You just know that the cameras will be exploited in one-sided fashion to indict and criminalize Israel, and to further internationalize the conflict.

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Killing us with lies

Oct 23, 2015

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What do you do when the whole world is swallowing the grossest Palestinian untruths? Hang tough, stick to your principles, give no ground, and maneuver carefully. And know that Israel will win out!

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Kerry, stay home!

Oct 16, 2015

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John Kerry carries a badly broken American moral compass. There is no need for him to fly here with admonitions for Israel or rewards for Palestinian extremism.

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How not to respond to Palestinian violence

Oct 9, 2015

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Don’t whitewash Abbas’ responsibility; don’t say that restraint is power; don’t ban Temple Mount visits; don’t attempt to buy diplomatic cover at the expense of Israeli lives.

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A Succot scorecard of Israel’s successes

Oct 2, 2015

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Any way you choose to calculate, Israel has the strategic and moral upper hand. Life in Israel is full of meaning – adorned by sacrifice, commitment, achievement and joy – all the components that make life satisfying and exciting, and uniquely so for Jews who have long awaited a national return to Zion.

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Responding to Temple Mount terrorism

Sep 18, 2015

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Israel must parry Palestinian and Islamic incitement in Jerusalem and lay out a new diplomatic initiative to solidify Israel’s rights on Har HaBayit

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Refugee ruminations

Sep 11, 2015

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Reflections on the perils of American infirmity, Iranian hegemony, Syrian misery, Arab hypocrisy, and Tikkun Olam orthodoxy.

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On peace and realism

Sep 4, 2015

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Israel should worry less about Mahmoud Abbas’ shenanigans, and focus more on buttressing and broadcasting its own myriad successes.

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