Author Archives: Victor Rosenthal

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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Closing Israel’s Political Circus

Today the State of Israel is squeezed between a public health emergency and political paralysis. All we’re missing is a security crisis. We’d better hope we don’t get one. In the past few days the number of new Coronavirus cases … Continue reading

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Social Media and the Cognitive War Against Israel

Time to take a break from giving and receiving abuse on Twitter and do some work. Last night we watched the Netflix documentary “The Social Dilemma.” It’s about the big tech companies and how their systems manipulate us into giving … Continue reading

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