Category Archives: Israel and Palestinian Arabs

Tisha b’Av 5777

Tisha b’Av was weird for me this year. I sat in shul and listened to the eicha reading, and it spoke to me about current events, not about what happened thousands of years ago. Last week the Jewish people suffered … Continue reading

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What works

I’m calling for a new approach. Being the “responsible adult” doesn’t work. Hoping that some day they will come to their senses and understand that coexistence is more profitable than endless war doesn’t work. Thinking that “after all, they are … Continue reading

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Pragmatism on the Temple Mount

The Temple Mount crisis is a perfect example of what has been called “Israel Derangement Syndrome:” Arab Muslim terrorists murder a couple of Israeli police officers with guns they took onto the Mount. The terrorists are shot dead. Israel takes … Continue reading

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“Electric gates” and unspeakable horror

Friday night, a Jewish family was butchered by a terrorist who came into their home while they were finishing their Shabbat dinner. You can read the details here. They will sound familiar to anyone who has been paying attention to … Continue reading

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The three Jewish-Arab conflicts

The recent terror attack at the Lions’ Gate in Jerusalem reminded me, as if I needed reminding, of the complexity of the Jewish-Arab conflict in the land of Israel. There are actually three separate conflicts raging in the same place, … Continue reading

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