Category: The Jerusalem Post

American capitulation to Iran?

Oct 11, 2013

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Beware Obama’s emerging understandings with Iran. Heed his long-term goals of resetting America’s relations with the Muslim world, and don’t underestimate his willingness to undercut current allies (including Israel and Saudi Arabia) in the process.

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The speech I want to hear from Netanyahu

Oct 3, 2013

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Israel’s bright future emphatically does not depend on peace with the Palestinians, however desirable and important that may be. Israel will flourish even if the Palestinians refuse to make peace with Israel on reasonable terms.

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Emasculating America

Sep 19, 2013

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Barack Obama is purposefully engineering the decline of America on the world stage. He very clearly believes that the humbling of America will bring healing to the world; that he will be leaving the world a better place by cutting unexceptional America down to size.

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Pray for a predictable year

Sep 13, 2013

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Yom Kippur prayers for stability, quiet, resilience and moral character.

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Artificial “revealed truths”

Aug 22, 2013

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The international community has given almost blanket endorsement to the Arab interpretation of “international legitimacy” as it pertains to the West Bank. But by pressing false “truths” like the sanctity of the 1967 lines, the West encourages Palestinian obduracy and strips the peace process of any realism.

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Biblically-resonant Israeli wine

Aug 11, 2013

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The Land of Israel is again coming alive and giving forth magnificent fruit to its indigenous people after 2,000 years of desolation and neglect. EU boycotters are going to miss out on a lot of great Israeli wine.

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Is the Haredi Draft Plan a Sham?

Aug 8, 2013

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There is too yawning a contradiction between the government’s grandiose intentions and its impossible, unwise, and delayed plan to draft Haredim. Perhaps the whole thing is a nothing but a pretense. Legislators should instead consider Prof. Yedidia Stern’s wiser, more realistic, and less confrontational plan.

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Only if Israel gives a bit more…

Aug 1, 2013

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Only if Israel compromises and concedes a bit more can peace with the Palestinians become a possibility. Right?

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Chief Rabbis in name only

Jul 25, 2013

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The Chief Rabbinate’s glory is gone. Its legitimacy is shot. Its influence is on the wane. Decentralization of religious services is inevitable, and the only way to force change in the Rabbinate. Rabbis David Lau and Yitzhak Yosef should be under intense public scrutiny and pressure from day one.

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Gotta love that European Union

Jul 19, 2013

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Old habits, it seems, die hard. European countries have a knack for restricting Jews to specific pales of settlement.

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