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Doing what’s good for Israel – Naftali Bennett’s stability initiative

Economy Minister Naftali Bennett (from the Bayit Yehudi party)  is proving to be an inventive and pro-active lawmaker and minister who has come up with several interesting ideas for improving Israel’s domestic problems as well as its international status. He … Continue reading

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Explaining Palestinian refusal to recognize Israel as a Jewish state

One of Israel’s key demands from the Palestinians as part of the negotiations for a peace agreement is that the Palestinians recognize Israel as a Jewish state.  Possibly because of poor wording, and most definitely because of an animus towards … Continue reading

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Guest Post: The Palestinians – the people who always refuse a state

This is another guest post by frequent contributor and reader Brian Goldfarb. Abba Eban it was who came up with two of the greatest quotes on the post-1967 Israel/Palestine situation. The first was that “I think that this is the … Continue reading

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Reclaim the language, reclaim the land

Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman has come up with a novel idea to solve the “land for peace” conundrum that has has been holding up any kind of peace agreement between Israel and the Palestinians. His theory – and this … Continue reading

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Once again the US focuses on Israel while the Middle East burns

I have written before about the world’s obsessive attitude towards the Israel-Palestinian peace process, and especially the near-pathological disproportionate aversion to Israeli settlements, and the futility of the peace process. Now even the New York Times has seen fit to … Continue reading

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Palestinian intransigence and preconditions – but it’s all Israel’s fault

Here we go again: Palestinian “President” (when was his term up? 4 years ago? 5?) Mahmoud Abbas has threatened to dismantle the Palestinian Authority (the PA) if peace talks with Israel don’t start. Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has threatened … Continue reading

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