Category Archives: ‘Peace’ Process

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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Let’s talk about our relationship

Trigger warning: Donald Trump is mentioned in the following post. I ask that those of you who hate or love him to refrain from sending me angry emails accusing me of loving or hating him. I don’t. Unlike the Nobel … Continue reading

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Concentrate on the signal, ignore the noise

The latest UNESCO resolution on “Occupied Palestine” is both nothing and something. It is nothing because it changes nothing. It cannot render “null and void” Israel’s possession of Jerusalem or its status as our capital city (echoing Hamas’ new document … Continue reading

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A discussion at the seder table

So we are sitting around the seder table with our American Uncle Max and he says, [I] remain convinced that a two-state solution is the only outcome that would quell ongoing incidents of violence, maintain Israel as a secure, Jewish … Continue reading

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No deal, Donald

Donald Trump likes deals. He likes the idea of brokering a deal between Israel and the Palestinians, and thinks that he can do it. He can’t, and here’s why: The insurmountable obstacle to a deal is that the essence of … Continue reading

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