Tag Archives: Israel

Obama has the lost the plot in the Middle East

Recent events in the Middle East, together with the incomprehensible decisions by President Obama and his Administration, make it apparent that the President has completely lost the plot in the Middle East. Even the Obama-admiring New York Times admits that … Continue reading

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Ratcheting up the anti-Israel rhetoric, Obama accuses Israel of spying

Obama and his misadministration are absolutely determined to keep the tension with Israel simmering if not actually boiling over. Binyamin Netanyahu’s walkback of his rejection of a Palestinian State was scorned by the White House as “not sincere”, and his … Continue reading

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Obama’s spiteful reaction to Netanyahu’s winning the elections

By now everyone has heard all about Binyamin Netanyahu’s statement about a two-state solution not happening while he is Prime Minister, and also his possibly ill-advised words warning about Arabs being bussed in to vote on election day. I call … Continue reading

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How Israelis viewed the election results

Professor William Jacobson, (a law professor at Cornell University, an avowed conservative, Zionist and staunch defender of Israel, whom I had the pleasure to meet a couple of years ago) who runs the law-blog Legal Insurrection kindly invited me to … Continue reading

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Israeli elections: who is the likely winner?

After my depressing last post, it was slightly heartening to read some differing views without the usual vituperation on who the pundits think the likely winner of the elections will be. It is also rather educational to learn about how … Continue reading

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A Jew goes for a walk in Bradford, a Christian goes for a walk in Jerusalem

We’ve all seen the disturbing videos of what happens when a Jew, or a person dressed as a Jew, wearing a kipa and other religious clothing, walks the streets of European cities. The antisemitism and outright hatred expressed by passers-by … Continue reading

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