Author Archives: Victor Rosenthal

Should American Jews Worry About Antisemitism?

A recent survey tells us that more than 90% of American Jews are “concerned” about antisemitism, and almost half of them have experienced it either directly, or “through family or friends.” I wondered if things were better or worse for … Continue reading

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Keeping the Land of Israel

News Item: The European Union has spent half-a-billion dollars over the last seven years to support a Palestinian Authority plan to control Area C of the West Bank, an Intelligence Ministry report publicly released Tuesday. “Foreign assistance as a significant … Continue reading

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Disappearing the Jews

On any scale of importance, the absurdity that the new Academy Museum of Motion Pictures somehow ignored the fact that Jews, most of them running from antisemitic Eastern Europe, created the industry ex nihilo in the face of still more … Continue reading

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The Bedouin Occupation

Bedouin citizens of Israel formerly embraced a nomadic lifestyle, drifting between Arabia and the Sinai; but since 1948 many have permanently settled in the southern part of Israel. They established their settlements on any convenient unoccupied land, where they grazed … Continue reading

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Our Strategy – or Theirs?

In the context of Israel’s security situation, somebody recently told me to be more cheerful, because there have been worse times. Leaving aside the question (which my wife would answer in the negative) of whether I am capable of cheerfulness, … Continue reading

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“The Axis” vs. the Jews of Judea and Samaria

Psychological warfare is not all that different in organization from the kinetic kind. There are campaigns and objectives. Recently the objective of our enemies – the Arab-European axis of antisemitism – has been to destroy the legitimacy of the Jewish … Continue reading

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Life in the Stone Age

Almost every day that passes sees attempts to murder Jews, because they are Jews. Some of these can even be called attempts at mass murder. No, I am not only talking about rockets launched from the Gaza strip and aimed … Continue reading

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How Not to Treat an Enemy

News item: Defense Minister Benny Gantz announced on Wednesday that Israel would implement a series of measures intended to prop up the indebted Palestinian Authority and ease Palestinians’ daily life. … Israel will provide the PA with a NIS 100 … Continue reading

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