Sometimes, pragmatism handily trumps belief. Back in the earliest days of Arab terrorism against Israel – going back to May 1948 and even earlier – many disparate groups were able to cooperate in a presumptively common war against the Jewish state.
Why would the Senator insist on the Biblical teachings regarding homosexuality but not those of protecting Israel?
My most recent column elicited a fascinating response from an American woman. Before I share that letter and my reply, I will briefly reiterate the substance of that Dec. 28 column, which was titled “My Reasons to Be Jolly.”
The 2013 Israeli elections were supposed to have been boring. The pundits promised that the final result is already clear and there is nothing new under the sun. However, with less than two weeks to go until the polls open, we are in the throes of one of the most fascinating election campaigns that Israel has known. It is a campaign that faithfully reflects the deep currents of change in Israeli society. Nobody can yet predict its final outcome.
The 25-minute show was the most hare-brained and loony of my 35 years going on television.
The Left has created an endless number of professional openings for professional idealists.
There are many potential Ron Dermers at the world’s universities today, if only we can nurture their gifts in their formative years.
Prohibition is long gone but the consequences of it are still with us today.
In a 12 year struggle, we have led the Religious Zionists deep into the ruling party. The Likud, in turn, gladly opened its gates wide.
Leading up to Israel’s Knesset elections on January 22, here are more initiatives I hope to bring to the fore in the next Knesset:
We came across this startling headline in Haaretz:"Most Right-Wing Voters Support Establishment of Palestinian State and Division of Jerusalem." But Haaretz, as dovish and radical as it is, surely wouldn't lie straight out, would they? So how did they come up with such a headline?
It will be a long, hard road to traverse, but there is no short cut and it can succeed.
The ability to perceive and make difficult choices is fundamental to the survival of a country.
Western journalists, donors and decision-makers need to know that many Palestinian-related truths are being ignored or hidden from them.
America has not fallen, no more than it did when the clock struck midnight on December 31, 1912.
People can lose their liberty without feeling a thing. So guard it with the greatest vigilance and do not give anyone your biometric information.
What is it about Jacob that he seemingly can’t stop the favoritism?
What Abbas is not telling the Israeli public is that he simply does not have a mandate from his people to make any form of concessions to Israel.