Category Archives: Israel and Palestinian Arabs

Shoot to kill, not to neutralize

Every time there is a horrific terrorist murder of a Jew because he or she is a Jew, I am compelled to write one of what I am calling my “outrage posts.” I’m outraged that this can continue, over and … Continue reading

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Why UNRWA has to go

UNRWA provides healthcare, education and welfare payments for about 5 million people with Palestinian refugee status. It received its mandate to temporarily provide relief for the 600,000 to 700,000 Arabs displaced by the 1948 war from the UN General Assembly’s … Continue reading

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Trump can end the Palestinian refugee problem

Recently Donald Trump and Nikki Haley made news by threatening to cut off (or at least sharply reduce) funds given to the Palestinians. Trump wasn’t clear about which funds, but Haley referred to US support for UNRWA, the welfare agency … Continue reading

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Truth serum for the Palestinians

It is almost as if the Trump Administration has administered a truth serum to the Palestinian leadership with its statements on Jerusalem. When Trump declared on December 7 that the United States recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, Palestinians … Continue reading

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Trumpus Maccabeus

Thirteen Conservative rabbinical students studying in Jerusalem wrote a letter in which they criticized the US decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. They wrote in part, We, a group of rabbinical students of the Jewish Theological Seminary … Continue reading

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