Monthly Archives: March 2015

Independence is the election issue

As Israel’s election draws near, there is one issue that is of overriding importance. No, it is not the question of whether to try to restart negotiations with the Palestinian Authority. And it is not related to the price of … Continue reading

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Should the Iranians trust Obama?

Some 47 Republican senators led by Tom Cotton of Arkansas have written an open letter to Iranian leaders which points out that according to the US Constitution, …we will consider any agreement regarding your nuclear-weapons program that is not approved … Continue reading

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Vote for the Likud

The “Zionist Union (ZU)” — sorry, I can’t call it that without the scare quotes — of Buji Herzog and Tzipi Livni has presented its platform (Hebrew). And it does not inspire confidence. It focuses first on their plans to … Continue reading

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Hands off my country!

Supporters of the Obama Administration, like Eric Yoffie of the the Union for Reform Judaism, pretend to be angered and offended by the “wildly inappropriate” action of PM Netanyahu in accepting the invitation of the Speaker of the House to … Continue reading

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Is Obama a Manchurian Candidate?

One of my readers (you know who you are) argues that Barack Obama has one overriding policy objective to his presidency, an agenda to which he subordinates every other issue, foreign and domestic: to put an end to the Jewish … Continue reading

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