In the Middle East and North Africa, at least among large swaths of enthusiastic Islamists, true redemption still requires Muslims to present tangible proof of 'membership.'
We must remember, too, that Abbas has said no Jews would be allowed to live anywhere in a Palestinian state.
A political tsunami is approaching, and the Jews in the land of Israel are fighting over total non-issues. If it weren’t so sad, it would be comical.
Extra thoughts that could not make the main text of "When AIPAC Went AWOL."
The American foreign policy error was to assume that the political grievances of the Arab Street could be appeased with democracy.
Overlooking incendiary rhetoric is exactly what led to the global delegitimization of Israel.
It is very doubtful that Obama, whose big plan for Afghanistan was to copy the Bush plan for Iraq that he denounced in the Senate, has a backup plan. Brennan certainly does not.
Assassination sends a specific signal to others not to follow in the victim's footsteps.
It's not always clear what the Israel Lobby's accomplishments really consist of.
The Gaza Strip is swarming with radical Islamist groups whose goal is to destroy Israel and the U.S. Most emerged after the Israeli withdrawal from the Gaza Strip in 2005.
Arab MK Haneen Zoabi (Balad) doesn’t allow us to flee from ourselves. She holds an intelligent, scathing and vital mirror to our faces.
As this is being written, Chuck Hagel has yet to be confirmed as secretary of defense. Whatever the outcome of the Senate vote over his nomination, the views Hagel would have brought (or will in fact bring) to this post are extremely problematic.
Tinseltown is pretending to be artistic and creative, even while both qualities are dead as doornails.
Both law enforcement, the media and elected officials are reluctant to give out information about the attackers' religion, much less their motives.
It now remains to be seen whether Obama is aware of this attempt to put pressure on him, or whether he will continue to turn a blind eye.
Men ultimately fall in love with those women who bring out their best qualities.
When a civilization destroys its families, then it destroys itself.
While the New Age Jews sneer at the Holocaust obsession, Jews know that the past in all its awful terrors is a map and that forgetting it carries a terrible price.