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Time For World Peace!

9 Elul 5773 – August 14, 2013
It really is time for painful sacrifices for peace. No one wants his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren to suffer the pangs of war and strife. It is time to end the strife and make peace in the Middle East.

Israel: Headed For Disaster?

I just celebrated the 29th anniversary of my aliyah to Israel. I have experienced two intifadas, the disastrous results of the Oslo agreements, the assassination of a prime minister, and the tragic expulsion of thousands of our citizens from their beautiful homes in Gush Katif.

A Tale Of Two Housing Tenders

For the second time in the past three months, Israel on Sunday declared its intention to build over 1,000 housing units in areas beyond the 1967 lines.

Release of Murderers Leads To Important Consolation Prize

Yes, Israel made a sickening decision to release high-profile terrorist murderers in exchange for the PA's consent to sit at a table and insist that Israel's generous concessions do not suffice. However, it seems to have come together with a consolation prize of sorts: The announcement by Housing Minister Uri Ariel of tenders for the construction of nearly 400 new housing units in Judea and Samaria, and another close to 800 in three of Jerusalem's post-'67 neighborhoods.

Video: US Embassy Overreaction

7 Elul 5773 – August 12, 2013
The point of having embassies in the first place is for them to remain open...

Egypt Blockades Gaza – Where Are the Flotillas?

6 Elul 5773 – August 11, 2013
The activists do not care about the Palestinians' suffering as much as they are interested in advancing their anti-Israel agenda. They rarely have anything good to offer the Palestinians.

Temple Mount Closure And EU Boycott

2 Elul 5773 – August 7, 2013
The capitulation on the Temple Mount leads to the construction halt in Jerusalem.

Palestinians Dismiss Prisoner Release as a ‘Bribe’

They regard the prisoner release as something Israel was supposed to have done years ago. Many will continue to see it as part of an Israeli-American scheme to extract concessions.

The Right Moment for Israel’s Danny Danon?

30 Av 5773 – August 6, 2013
As Netanyahu appears to be making excessive and immoral concessions to the Palestinian Authority, Danon has emerged as a leading dissident ready to challenge his prime minister

My Week in Israel with Dr. Oz

Mehmet, perhaps the world’s most famous Muslim who is not a head of state, is a righteous and proud Ambassador of his faith and feels an innate kinship and brotherhood with the Jewish people.

Looking For God In Our Skyscrapers

26 Av 5773 – August 1, 2013
The collective subconscious that pulls the young people of Tel Aviv’s trendy Shenkin Street to alternative lamentations on the city rooftops discovers something in Tisha B’Av.

Fixing Egypt’s Economy: No More Military Macaroni

25 Av 5773 – July 31, 2013
The military has grown so large because of preferential tax treatment, subsidized labor, an extra-legal status, and old-boy networks.

The Deliberate Destruction of the Temple Mount

19 Av 5773 – July 25, 2013
The nation of Israel is losing its grip on the Temple Mount.

The name of the diplomatic game over the past few weeks seems to have been "Bear Down on Israel." The pressure has come in many forms:

Can Samantha Power Change the UN?

By now it’s known that I have strongly supported Samantha’s nomination.

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