by | Oct 5, 2019

I really don’t give a rat’s patoot. I cannot say it enough or intensely enough. It is the season between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, so things that really matter preoccupy my mind. And nothing on G-d Almig-ty’s Earth matters…

by | Oct 2, 2019

While strategic alliances are crucial for ensuring any nation’s safety and security, they are particularly indispensable for relatively small countries. Israel, which has long faced diplomatic isolation and hostility among its neighbors, has relied on its relationships with the U.S….

by | Sep 21, 2019

Remembrance: Lingering Hell and Remembered Heroism I learned two huge historical facts emerging from the horror of the Islamist terror atrocities of September 11, 2001: (1) the toll of premature deaths caused by the lingering toxins at Ground Zero is…

by | Sep 20, 2019

The final intrigues are being made behind closed curtains. Deals are brewing, but the hero is left to stew. Alone. The plot is afoot. A leader is about to be toppled. Suddenly. Instantly. To go from the world stage to…

by | Sep 19, 2019

This week’s Israeli elections proved one thing. Not only is Israel the only democracy in the Middle East, it is also a global democracy on steroids. The election results showed some benefits, but mainly the faults, of a multi-party electoral…

by | Sep 18, 2019

A few days ago, more than 50 percent of the crude oil supply capability of the world’s largest oil exporter — also the top energy supplier of a certain major industrial nation — was attacked and taken offline. The likely…

by | Sep 13, 2019

President Donald Trump’s recent firing of his national security advisor John Bolton (or acceptance of Bolton’s resignation) has raised speculation that the Trump administration is changing course on foreign policy and security. Some pundits have suggested that the White House could…

by | Aug 26, 2019

President Trump is obviously puzzled and dismayed by the fact that most Jewish voters will vote for virtually any Democrat instead of him next year. Giving voice to his puzzlement last week, and responding to the latest from Nancy Pelosi’s…

by | Aug 18, 2019

Washington It didn’t take long for Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., to throw her grandmother under the bus. On Thursday, Israel had announced it would bar an official visit by Tlaib and Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., the first two Muslim women…

by | Aug 16, 2019

When I initially heard reports a few weeks ago that Israelis were going to allow Jew-haters Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib into their country, I was quite surprised. Over the decades Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has demonstrated that, whatever…

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