Monthly Archives: May 2017

Let’s talk about our relationship

Trigger warning: Donald Trump is mentioned in the following post. I ask that those of you who hate or love him to refrain from sending me angry emails accusing me of loving or hating him. I don’t. Unlike the Nobel … Continue reading

Posted in 'Peace' Process, American politics, American society, Israel and Palestinian Arabs, US-Israel Relations | 1 Comment

Europeans, get your national identities back

European history is full of wars, culminating in the massive eruptions of violence that characterized the first half of the 20th century, which overflowed the boundaries of Europe to the point that they were called “World Wars.” These wars were … Continue reading

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Moshe Arens, meet Aharon Barak

There are few people in Israeli public life that I respect more than Moshe Arens, former Minister of Defense (three terms), Minister of Foreign Affairs and Ambassador to the US. But I think he was wrong recently, when he wrote … Continue reading

Posted in Israeli Arabs, Israeli Politics, Zionism | 1 Comment

Being the nation-state of the Jewish people

In April of this year, the UN released the 2017 World Happiness Report. Using polling data collected by the Gallup organization, it ranked 156 countries in the world in order of how happy with their lives respondents said they were, … Continue reading

Posted in Israeli Arabs, Israeli Politics, Israeli Society, The Jewish people, Zionism | 3 Comments

Evil Council

[The British High Commissioner] grabbed the most fantastic place in the world … built a palace there, and every morning when he wakes up and opens his eyes … can see from the palace windows the loftiest and most holy … Continue reading

Posted in Israeli Politics, The UN | 2 Comments