Category Archives: Israel

It was time for an administration to break foreign-policy ‘rules’

“What follows next is unclear, but by killing Iranian arch-terrorist Qassem Soleimani, Trump has broken the wheel of appeasement that enabled Tehran’s ongoing aggression. By Jonathan S Tobin  jns.org (January 3, 2020 / JNS) For 20 years, he had sowed … Continue reading

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The Secrets of Jewish Genius

It’s about thinking different. By Bret Stephens The New York Times An eminent Lithuanian rabbi is annoyed that his yeshiva students devote their lunch breaks to playing soccer instead of discussing Torah. The students, intent on convincing their rav of … Continue reading

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Danny Lewin: The very first victim of Flight 11

Danny Lewin, veteran of the IDF’s elite commando team, outstanding graduate of Israel’s Technion and MIT PhD student at MIT will be forever remembered for his attempt to prevent the hijacking of Flight 11, becoming the very first victim of … Continue reading

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Ilhan Omar, the Benjamins and Purim Today

To paraphrase the German Lutheran pastor Martin Niemöller (1892–1984), “First they came for the communists, and I did not speak out— Because I was not a communist. “Then they came for the trade unionists, and I did not speak out— … Continue reading

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A million hands murdered Ari Fuld

Ari Fuld, obm, hy”d, left his Efrat home for a routine shopping trip, but was knifed to death 16 September 2018 by a Muslim terrorist youth in the parking lot of the supermarket where my wife and I have bought … Continue reading

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School Shootings and Israel

“When terrorists attacked a school in Maalot in 1974, Israel did not declare every school a gun-free zone. It passed a law mandating armed security in schools, provided weapons training to teachers and today runs frequent active shooter drills. There … Continue reading

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Truman, Trump and Trumah

In Efrat, Israel, live inspirational friends with whom Renee and I spent a few nights in 2015, and with whom we expect to spend a few more nights this summer, including a Shabbat.  The husband, born in Chicago, recently wrote … Continue reading

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The Muslim reaction to recognizing Jerusalem

“The Muslim reaction to recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital shows the true violent face of Islam. Buckle your seat belts. Mark Langfan writes in Arutz Sheva, that “We are repeatedly scolded for not agreeing to the opinion that “Islam is a … Continue reading

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NY Times to critics – shut up

Jack Englehard in Israel National News They hired her to monitor the paper’s integrity…and they fired her for doing her job. She had two strikes against her. One – she criticized The New York Times first for publishing an op-ed … Continue reading

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Why the End of the Two-State Solution is the Beginning of Peace

The so-called Two-State Solution to Jewish-Arab conflict in Israel has been around since at least 1947.  Israel has many times agreed to such, while Arabs have refused, while stating their intentions to wipe Israel off the map.  Result: Pull the … Continue reading

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