Monthly Archives: February 2018

Are there judges in Tel Aviv?

Today in Israel the media are focused on a shocking revelation: an investigator for the Israel Securities Authority, who is in charge of the investigation of the telecommunications giant Bezeq, was discovered colluding with the judge of the Tel Aviv … Continue reading

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A great Prime Minister – despite everything

I was talking with a friend yesterday. He is very well-informed and concerned about Israel and the Jewish people, and the prospects for our survival. But he does not live in Israel, so he asked me “what about the legal … Continue reading

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A threat and an ultimatum

Israel seems to have hopes that diplomatic action by the US or Russia or even the UN can or will restrain Iranian expansionism and threats against Israel. This is pointless, and indeed works in Iran’s favor by giving her time … Continue reading

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What happened to my home town

Now a few words about my home town, Fresno California, butt of countless jokes and YouTubes full of mostly derogatory references to it from films and TV shows made in sophisticated Los Angeles. With a population of about 525,000, it … Continue reading

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The Dawabshe Horror show

The treatment of the suspects in the arson murder of three members of the Dawabshe family in the Arab town of Duma is deeply disturbing. It is reminiscent of the behavior of tyrannical fascist or communist regimes, not an advanced … Continue reading

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