Author Archives: Victor Rosenthal

Some Hard Facts

There are such things as hard facts. A hard fact is something that is true, not dependent on point of view, ideology, culture, religious belief, or politics. I know there is a post-modern trend to deny that they exist, but … Continue reading

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What Does Zionism Really Mean?

Israeli politics is conventionally described as a contest between Left and Right. The Left favors withdrawal from the territories conquered in 1967 and the Right wants to hold onto them. The Left believes that the Palestinian Arabs can be “peace … Continue reading

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Special: Don’t Appease the Wokeness Crocodile

I virtually never publish guest posts. But this one was so good, perfectly puncturing the bubble of stupidity surrounding the non-question “are Jews white?” that has given rise to tens of thousands of mostly nonsensical words, that I couldn’t resist. … Continue reading

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Amnesty and its Israeli Collaborators

The recent Amnesty International report which accuses Israel of apartheid and crimes against humanity is demonstrably dishonest, tendentious, and so lacking in context to be unworthy of serious consideration. Indeed, it has even been called “a paradigmatic example of anti-semitism … Continue reading

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The Bullies of Liberal Judaism

Surprise!  Liberal American Jewry feels “betrayed” by the Bennett-Lapid government. Here they had such high hopes that if Israel would just get rid of “hard-line right-winger” Netanyahu, then the Jewish state would behave herself. After all, not only is Netanyahu … Continue reading

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Standing Together

I still follow the rabbi of the largest (Reform) synagogue in the small California city where I lived before returning to Israel some 8 years ago. Yesterday, I saw that he wrote on his Facebook page that he and his … Continue reading

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Pity is not an Antidote for Contempt, and Respect is Better than Friendship

Mickey Levy, the Speaker of the Knesset, went to Germany on International Holocaust Remembrance Day and spoke to the Bundestag, the German parliament – in Hebrew. He ended his speech with a recitation of the Kaddish, during which his voice … Continue reading

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The “Protocols of the Elders of Zion” is Back

Do human stupidity and wickedness have any bounds? After reading the comprehensive Wikipedia article about The Protocols of the Elders of Zion, I have to answer a resounding “no.” The Protocols, from its its first publication in Russia in 1903 … Continue reading

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