Category Archives: Israeli Politics

Israel’s Excessive “Democracy”

Israel is a democracy. We keep hearing this. It is “the only democracy in the Middle East,” as many of us are fond of saying. Lately, it is beginning to seem as though we would be better off with a … Continue reading

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Hey America: Israel is Losing It Too!

I know that I sound like a broken record. OK, none of you are old enough to know what that sounds like. How about a scratched CD, one that plays the same phrase over and over and over: Bibi, Gantz, … Continue reading

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Kahane was Both Right and Wrong

Last week I wrote a post entitled “Kahane was Right.” Apparently, the name “Kahane” has great power. One publication republished my article, and then tried to post it on its Facebook page, only to have it blocked, presumably because saying … Continue reading

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Have we Learned to Learn Lessons?

Israel’s Security Cabinet met on Sunday, according to reports, to discuss the Iranian threat and in particular the dangers exposed by the September 14 attack on a Saudi Arabian oil facility by Iranian cruise missiles and unmanned aircraft (UAVs or … Continue reading

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Nobody Can Be Prime Minister Forever

Binyamin Netanyahu, whether you like him or not, has been one of Israel’s great Prime Ministers. There is no doubt that in many respects he is simply the most competent person that has ever held that position, in foreign affairs, … Continue reading

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