Monthly Archives: July 2014

Kill the cancerous UN

News item: Three soldiers from the Israel Defense Forces’ elite Maglan unit were killed Wednesday by an explosion that took place as their unit was inspecting a tunnel entry shaft discovered in an UNRWA clinic in the southern Gaza Strip … Continue reading

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Moving to Israel for moral clarity

As you can see from the counter at the top right of this page (right under the Abu Yehuda logo), I will be returning to live in Israel in a few days, after 26 years in California. A few weeks … Continue reading

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An exercise in Obamical exegesis

Yesterday, President Obama telephoned PM Netanyahu. I’m going to try to explicate the White House ‘readout’ of the call so that non-diplomats can understand it. It seems to me that he proposes a three-stage process: an immediate ceasefire, a medium-term … Continue reading

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Kerry, come quick! The Jews are winning!

The draft of a ceasefire agreement developed by John Kerry and Hamas supporters Turkey and Qatar — without input from Israel, Egypt or the PA — and presented to Israel on Friday, is precisely as bad as was reported yesterday. … Continue reading

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Shame on Kerry: US comes down on side of Hamas

This is absolutely incredible (or, sadly, maybe not). Let me quote Ha’aretz diplomatic writer Barak Ravid, anything but a right-winger: The draft [cease fire agreement] Kerry passed to Israel on Friday shocked the cabinet ministers not only because it was … Continue reading

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A prescription for moral nausea

We were not created in order to teach morals and manners to our enemies. Let them learn these things for themselves before they establish relations with us. We want to hit back at anybody who harms us. Whoever does not … Continue reading

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Hamas takes aim at Israel’s lifeline

News item: In a sign of increased caution about flying near combat zones, US and European airlines halted flights to Israel Tuesday after a rocket landed near Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion Airport. Delta Air Lines and United Airlines suspended service … Continue reading

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The road to peace runs through victory

This bloody past suggests to us that enemies cease hostilities only when they are battered enough to acknowledge that there is no hope in victory — and thus that further resistance means only useless sacrifice. — Victor Davis Hanson Many … Continue reading

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