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Relevance: 9% Posted on: September 28, 2010
out half a year ago, my friend Miriam asked if I knew of any artists or architects whose repertoires included sukkahs. My thoughts immediately turned to the gorgeous sukkah my grandfather designed and built every year and to the retractable roof in the dining room at the Bostoner Rebbe's synagogue, ...
Relevance: 9% Posted on: September 21, 2012
At this point in Israel’s problematic diplomatic agenda, there is really only one overriding policy question: Can any form of negotiation with the Palestinians, Fatah and/or Hamas, ever prove reasonable and productive? From the very beginning, even before formal statehood in 1948, Israel has sought courageously and reasonably to negotiate with ...
After Fatah-Hamas Reconciliation The Endless Futility Of Israel’s ‘Peace Process’ (Fourth Of Five Parts)
Relevance: 9% Posted on: August 3, 2011
Israel's persisting legal obligation to abrogate the Oslo Accords, as we have seen, stemmed from certain peremptory expectations of international law. Israel, however, also has substantial rights of abrogation here that bind its behavior apart from any such expectations. These particular rights derive from the basic doctrine of Rebus ...
Relevance: 9% Posted on: February 22, 2012
In the strict Islamic view, not merely in the more narrowly Jihadi or Islamist perspectives, Israel must be seen as the individual Jew in macrocosm. The Jewish state must be despised on account of this relationship – that is, because of the allegedly “innate evil” of each individual Jew.
Relevance: 9% Posted on: June 30, 2010
The high-minded centerpiece of Barack Obama's still-emerging strategic doctrine is "a world free of nuclear weapons." Although plainly misconceived -this presidential policy expectation is both unattainable and undesirable- Israel can hardly ignore it. On the contrary, planners in Jerusalem and Tel-Aviv will now have to self-consciously fashion and possibly reconcile ...
Relevance: 9% Posted on: July 5, 2006
With steady Iranian nuclearization correctly at the forefront of world public attention, no country has more to fear than the State of Israel. Less than half the size of Lake Michigan, Israel fully understands that the Iranian president's incessant bluster about wiping the Jewish State "off the map" is far ...
Relevance: 9% Posted on: June 19, 2013
Relevance: 9% Posted on: April 14, 2010
We all already understand that modern physics has witnessed revolutionary breakthroughs in the meanings of space and time. These stunning changes remain distant from the related worlds of diplomacy and international relations. Ironically, however, much of the struggle between Israel and the Arabs is plainly about space. Not so ...
Relevance: 9% Posted on: September 27, 2011
Bettelheim, like the Greek poet Homer, understands that the force that does not kill, that does not kill just yet, can turn a human being into stone, into a thing, even while it is still alive. Merely hanging ominously over the head of the vulnerable creature it can choose ...
Relevance: 9% Posted on: January 22, 2012
Relevance: 9% Posted on: March 15, 2006
For the moment, fears of a nuclear war in the Middle East remain focused narrowly and correctly on Iran. In the coming months, before that country is able to deploy a fully operational nuclear capability, Israel will have to preemptively destroy essential parts of the Iranian nuclear infrastructure.
Relevance: 9% Posted on: December 26, 2012
Here in Israel, keeping your head in the sand is seen as an unbearably expensive option.
Relevance: 9% Posted on: September 27, 2011
PA Planning For Post-UN Bid BacklashThe Palestinian Authority has quietly made plans to run its government in exile following its petition for the declaration of a Palestinian state at the United Nations, this column has learned.The contingency is to be put in place if Israel cracks down on Palestinian institutions ...
Relevance: 9% Posted on: January 18, 2006
Conspiracism is probably best characterized as a form of mental illness.
Relevance: 9% Posted on: November 16, 2011
I had just finished reading The Prime Ministers (Toby Press) and enjoyed every one of its 700-plus pages. Yahuda Avner’s “fly on the wall” account spans the governments of Levi Eshkol (Six-Day War), Golda Meir (Yom Kippur War), Yitzhak Rabin (Entebbe, Oslo), and Menachem Begin (peace treaty with ...