Category Archives: US-Israel Relations

Why American Jews should make aliyah

Advocating aliyah creates friction. Sometimes people think you are trying to display your moral superiority (“nyah, nyah, I moved to the Jewish state and you didn’t”). Sometimes they think you are trying to steal their children – my wife was … 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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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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What’s up with my American friends

It’s been almost three years since the day that I left the USA with no plans to return, almost three years since I got on a plane knowing that I no longer owned a home or a car or a … Continue reading

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Dumping a classic abuser

On Tuesday, President Obama selected his aide Ben Rhodes for the US Holocaust Memorial Council. Ben Rhodes wrote the section of the 2006 Iran Study Group report that advised sacrificing Israel to help convince Iran and Syria to leave Iraq … Continue reading

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