Monthly Archives: December 2014

My personal Kishinev

You probably heard about the 11-year old girl who was critically burned on Thursday when the car she was riding in was struck by a firebomb thrown by an Arab terrorist. And you certainly know about the attack on the … Continue reading

Posted in Israel and Palestinian Arabs, Jew Hatred, Terrorism, Zionism | 1 Comment

Why not a Jewish state?

The Knesset won’t be voting on any serious legislation until after the election, but one’s attitude toward the proposed Jewish State Law (literally, the ‘National Law’)  remains a hot topic. The law, which I discussed in detail here, attempts to … Continue reading

Posted in Zionism | 1 Comment

Gideon Levy detained, released

Gideon Levy of Ha’aretz, probably the most anti-Israel of left-wing Israeli journalists (and that is quite an accomplishment), was detained by the police yesterday. I’ve been advocating this for a long time, since Levy clearly belongs in prison. Unfortunately, Israel … Continue reading

Posted in Post-Zionism | 2 Comments

Livni and Peres conspire with Kerry — against Israel

As you may remember, Shimon Peres and Yossi Beilin carried on pre-Oslo agreement negotiations with the PLO behind the backs of Prime Ministers Shamir and Rabin, and then presented the deal as a fait accompli to Rabin. One doesn’t know … Continue reading

Posted in Israeli Politics | 2 Comments

Rabbi Yoffie loses it

Yesterday I wrote a post arguing that the EU’s problem with Israel is fundamentally insoluble. I am beginning to think that we are going to have an equally difficult time with liberal American Jews. Rabbi Eric Yoffie is the former … Continue reading

Posted in American Jews, Israeli Politics | 4 Comments