Monthly Archives: February 2019

Sixty-three Days of Madness

Israel has dived head on into pre-election madness, with commercials on social media (TV and radio commercials are not allowed until 26 March, thank goodness), text messages, wild and not-so-wild accusations and allegations, and – until the deadline for presenting … Continue reading

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Ban Balad

Twenty-one per cent of Israel’s citizens are Arabs. Most of them resent living in a Jewish state. At the same time, most of them are certain that they have more freedom and are better off – economically, physically, educationally – … Continue reading

Posted in Israeli Arabs, Israeli Politics | 4 Comments

Divorcing the Palestinians

One of the favorite lines heard from Israel’s Left is that they want to “separate” from the Palestinians, or, lately, to “divorce” them. This may sound like a good idea, but it is a poor analogy. In the usual divorce, … Continue reading

Posted in 'Peace' Process, Israel and Palestinian Arabs, Israeli or Jewish History | 2 Comments