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by | Dec 2, 2022

On May 11, Al Jazeera Journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, a dual Palestinian-American citizen, was killed in Israel while standing alongside terrorists during a gunfight between Israeli forces and Iran-backed Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) fighters in Jenin. In July, at the…

by | Nov 3, 2022

It turns out that, sometimes, the fifth time is a charm. With the final ballots now counted in Israel’s fifth national election in four years, the results are officially in: Benjamin “Bibi” Netanyahu, already the longest-serving prime minister in the…

by | Nov 2, 2022

Over the past three years, Israel has had more elections for its head of government than any other country. It’s democracy on steroids. A country of just over seven million Jews (74 percent of the total), two million Arabs (21…

by | Oct 4, 2022

Yom Kippur, 10th day of Tishrei, Oct. 4–5, begins tonight with the kol nidre. There were news items last week regarding illegals in New York, who may have gotten there by way of chartered buses from Texas and Florida but…

by | Sep 1, 2022

Google signed a contract last year with Amazon to provide cloud services to the Israeli government. Israel is using the contract in various government agencies for purposes such as education, health care, and transportation.  Many Google employees have argued that…

by | Aug 28, 2022

A newcomer to town attended daily Mincha minyan (Judaism’s mandatory afternoon prayers) at his shul but mysteriously always would rush away a few minutes later, right before the Maariv (mandatory evening services) would begin. Members of the congregation bad-mouthed him…

by | Aug 18, 2022

Last week, an official student group at Ohio State University held a vigil to honor a terrorist. The service, put on Friday by Students for Justice in Palestine, celebrated the life of Ibrahim al-Nabulsi, a commander of the Al-Aqsa Martyrs’…

by | Aug 4, 2022

Nearly three weeks ago, I wrote of the saddest period in the annual Jewish calendar. This Saturday night and Sunday will mark the apex of tragedy. It is the Ninth Day of the Hebrew month of Av — better known…

by | Jul 23, 2022

Palestinian Media Watch (PMV) exposes a special kind of duplicity that has infected Middle East politics and has made the emergence of peace take so much longer than it ever needed to. Its method, shared by another group called the…

by | Jul 18, 2022

President Joe Biden concluded his trip to Israel, the West Bank, and Saudi Arabia last week. What were the highlights? It was mostly a dud. No Israel-Saudi normalization The big prize of normalized relations between Israel and Saudi Arabia remains…

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