June 20, 2019

Bahrain is set to be the center of the Middle Eastern world on June 25-26 when the country’s capital, Manama, hosts an economic investment conference intended to inject wealth into the Palestinian economy and lay foundation to Trump’s ‘deal of the century.’ The ‘Peace...

June 20, 2019

“Every round of violence, in which the results are not a clear-cut IDF victory is, in the eyes of Israel’s enemies, another nail in the coffin of the Zionist entity.” — Veteran war correspondent, Ron Ben Yishai, June 1, 2019.

…the ability to defeat the enemy means takin...

June 9, 2019

The endeavor to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict by economic means not only shows a grave defect in understanding its underlying causes, but inverts the causal relationship that generates & sustains it.

The road to hell is paved with good intentions — An aphoris...

June 7, 2019

You might think that the title itself says it all and I don’t have to expand on something so obvious. The problem is that we have become too self identified with our political beliefs. The identity is so strong, we feel we must protect it at all costs. The cost here is...

June 5, 2019

Although no one can predict who will win this election, we should still pronounce Benny Gantz’s inaugural speech last week a winner. After enduring mockery as a sphinx, keeping too quiet, Gantz found his voice, flapped his wings and soared. 

The speech didn’t offer any...

June 4, 2019

Mohamed Salah is on top of the soccer world right now. The Liverpool starlet hailing from Nagrig, a small Egyptian village, scored the winning goal of the UEFA Champions League--the premier club soccer competition--in just the second minute of the match.  Doing so, he...

April 22, 2019

There is little that Russia and the United States agree on these days. Renegade Libyan Field Marshal Khalifa Belqasim Haftar may be a rare exception.

As Mr. Haftar’s mortars rained on the southern suburbs of the Libyan capital Tripoli and fighting between his Libyan Nat...

April 18, 2019

Coincidentally, Rabbi Wilfred Shuchat, the spiritual leader of Montreal’s Congregation Shaar Hashomayim from 1946 to 1993, and Amos Oz, Israel’s great novelist, died within hours of each other in late December.

Looking at both their lives illuminates the Jewish people’s...

April 17, 2019

President Trump's peace plan for the Palestinian-Israeli conflict surfaced two years ago and to this day – remarkably – only he and a handful of aides know its precise details. A stream of leaks, however, contains enough internal consistency that their collation, suppl...

April 14, 2019

One warrior facing many opponents. While in this story I am the warrior, it could be any Jew and all Jews. The arena is sometimes a physical place and other times a computer screen. In both places the crowds can get pretty loud. Sometimes I think stepping into the ring...

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