Monthly Archives: April 2015

American Jews: don’t re-make your mistakes

You know that I think, and have said over and over, that the Obama Administration is the worst ever for Israel. Now a new poll shows that most Israelis, even those that identify as left-wing, agree with me: When it … Continue reading

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The real motive for Arab terrorism

On April 15, Khaled Koutineh, a resident of eastern Jerusalem who was angry about having been delayed at a checkpoint drove his car into a bus stop, killing Shalom Yohai Sherki, 25, and seriously injuring Shira Klein, a young woman. … Continue reading

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Independence and self-defense

Today is יום העצמאות, Independence Day, and I’m reading lots of articles about the significance of an independent Jewish state. “The meaning of independence in my view is, first of all, the ability to defend yourself,” said PM Netanyahu. On … Continue reading

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Can liberal US Jews be more patronizing?

Last week I wrote a message for American Jews on the occasion of Yom Hashoah. Now I have another one. It’s this: Can your leaders get any more patronizing? Here’s the latest from Rabbi Eric Yoffie, former President of the … Continue reading

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A message to American Jews on Yom Hashoah

Today is Yom Hashoah, Holocaust remembrance day. It’s a day to honor the Jews who fought their murderers and those who were unable to, and to note the dishonor of those who, while in no danger themselves, failed to act … Continue reading

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