Category Archives: Israel and Palestinian Arabs

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Israel has experienced very heavy rains recently. Several people were killed when they were swept away by floods. In a particularly gruesome case, a young couple died of exposure after being trapped in a water-filled elevator in a basement parking … Continue reading

Posted in Information war, Israel and Palestinian Arabs | 1 Comment

A Nobel Prize for Donald Trump?

“…the person who has done the most or best to advance fellowship among nations, the abolition or reduction of standing armies, and the establishment and promotion of peace congresses.” – the will of Alfred Nobel The Nobel Prize for Peace … Continue reading

Posted in American politics, Iran, Israel and Palestinian Arabs, Middle East politics | 1 Comment

Trump Gets it Right about Antisemitism (Updated)

Note: since this post was written, the order was issued, and it was not precisely what was expected. Nevertheless, I think the post is still interesting, if not relevant to the same degree. See the update at the end for … Continue reading

Posted in American Jews, American politics, Israel and Palestinian Arabs, Jew Hatred | 1 Comment

Q & A About Jewish Communities in Judea and Samaria

Following the surprise announcement by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that “[t]he establishment of Israeli civilian settlements in the West Bank is not per se inconsistent with international law,” I’ve prepared a short Q & A on the subject: … Continue reading

Posted in 'Peace' Process, Israel and Palestinian Arabs, Middle East politics, The UN, US-Israel Relations | 1 Comment

Ending the Occupation Without Destroying the Jewish State

Daniel Gordis’ latest article, provocatively titled “Occupation Über Alles,” quite correctly explains one of the main issues dividing Israel from progressive American Jews: the Americans’ obsessive preoccupation (so to speak) with “The Occupation.” But although he is skilled at dissecting … Continue reading

Posted in 'Peace' Process, American Jews, Israel and Palestinian Arabs | 2 Comments