Monthly Archives: October 2020

Want Peace in the Middle East? Vote for Trump!

The end of the historic “Arab-Israeli conflict” may be on the horizon, depending on the outcome of the US presidential election. Oh, It wouldn’t mean that the Palestinian Arabs will soon give up on the idea that they can flood … Continue reading

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Which is Worse, Influenza or Affluenza?

What do I read during an epidemic? What else but books about epidemics, like John M. Barry’s “The Great Influenza,” about the catastrophic 1918 pandemic that killed an estimated 50 million people worldwide. The 1918 disease, incorrectly called “Spanish flu,” … Continue reading

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Why is There Still a World Zionist Organization?

The Zionist Organization and its parliament, the Zionist Congress, were established by Theodor Herzl in 1897 (the “World” was added to their names later). Their function was to develop and implement a program of Jewish settlement in Eretz Yisrael. The … Continue reading

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Roosevelt and the Jews

My grandparents adored Franklin D. Roosevelt. If he had lived to run, they would have voted for a fifth term. They came to America from Russia around 1910, and worked as sewing machine operators in the NY garment district. My … Continue reading

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Israel’s Information War

The “Information War” is the struggle to attack or defend the image of the State of Israel in the consciousness of the world. It is truly a world war, but the two main active fronts today are the Arabic-speaking world, … Continue reading

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