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P. David Hornik
P. David Hornik is a freelance writer and translator in Beersheva, Israel. His memoir, Israel Odyssey: A Journey of Coming of Age and Finding Peace in the Middle East, is forthcoming later this year from Liberty Island.
by | Aug 15, 2016

Over a month ago, a terror attack in the West Bank killed Rabbi Miki Mark, seriously injured his wife (now recuperating in hospital), and lightly injured his teenage son and daughter. The attack, in which Palestinians terrorists fired over 20…

by | Jul 15, 2016

A Senate report — in spite of itself — tells all. It turns out that back in 2013 the State Department donated $350,000 to an NGO called OneVoice. The supposed aim was to enable OneVoice’s Israeli and Palestinian branches “to…

by | Aug 16, 2013

I’m surprised, in the efforts to lynch the Obama Clown and brainwash other cowboys with sensitivity training, that the Obama regime and cronies have failed to recount one of my favorite Stalin stories from long ago.  After a hard day’s…

by | Aug 9, 2012

On Wednesday one of Israel’s largest dailies had a scoop: four months ago a man from Gaza received urgent medical treatment at Beilinson Hospital in Petah Tikva, Israel. He had had a serious cardiac episode that no hospital in Gaza…

by | Jul 31, 2012

My American youth wouldn’t particularly have “predicted” that I would make aliyah (move to Israel) as an adult. True, there were certain factors that could conduce in that direction. My parents were refugees from the Nazis, having fled Vienna as…

by | May 8, 2012

The Palestinians have faded from view lately. There’s been an “Arab Spring,” an intensifying Iranian issue, elections in the U.S., economic travails. True, the Obama administration and the EU keep forking over funds to the Palestinian Authority. But the obsession…

by | Apr 11, 2012

It’s now Passover week in Israel, and it’s natural for Egypt to be in the air. The holiday celebrates the Israelites’ liberation from serfdom to Pharaoh over three thousand years ago, which launched the trouble-fraught but ultimately successful forty-year trek…

by | Mar 13, 2012

The moral asymmetry between Israel and its enemies has been strikingly on display in the latest flare-up between Gaza terror groups and Israeli forces. By Monday afternoon the Israeli air force had reportedly killed 19 terrorists in pinpoint strikes on…

by | Feb 20, 2012

U.S. national security adviser Tom Donilon is now in Israel for talks with top officials. The Telegraph reports that while Washington claims the visit is routine, “Israel’s option of launching a strike on Iranian nuclear facilities was expected to be…

by | Dec 12, 2011

The Palestinians have hit a rough patch lately. Their unilateral-statehood bid at the UN has collapsed. The United States firmly opposed it, and even European powers on the Security Council were lukewarm. Both the U.S. Congress and Israel — albeit…

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