Category Archives: ‘Peace’ Process

The Trump Declaration

Some thoughts on President Trump’s historic (yes, it is) declaration that Jerusalem is the capital of the state of Israel: 1) Some commentators minimize its importance. There seem to be two kinds of minimizers: friendly and unfriendly. Friendly minimizers say … Continue reading

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Micah Goodman vs. Ehud Barak

This summer a book by Micah Goodman called “Catch-67” (מלכוד 67) was a best-seller in Israel. About the conflict with the Palestinians, it argued that both the Left and the Right in Israel were correct: we can neither annex the … Continue reading

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A dishonest editorial from Ha’aretz

Ha’aretz, the voice of Israel’s Left, published an editorial just before Yom Kippur, whose intent was to frighten those who oppose dismantling Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria and establishing a state of Palestine there. It’s worth a close examination, … Continue reading

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The real meaning of “Never Again”

So we’ve had another murderous terror attack. It happened when Border Police officer Solomon Gavriya (20), private security guards Youssef Ottman (25) and Or Arish (25), and community security team leader Amit Steinhart were opening the back gate of Har … 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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