His art is unique and vibrant, his subjects Torah, Kedushah and Eretz Yisrael.
At the start of the Syrian conflict, the most logical and appropriate action would have been Israel, the strong, local superpower, intervening to prevent the calamity-Israel didn't adopt this strategy
FACT: The only state without 1 town named for a biblical site is Obama’s home state, Hawaii, adding a touch of irony to the lame-duck POTUS' refraining from vetoing the UN resolution condemning Israel
The most abhorrent aspect of the UNSC resolution is the fact that it tries to give control of all Jewish holy sites in the “occupied” areas to the Palestinians.
For those who support a Jewish, Democratic Israel, committed to civil rights for all its citizens- including the right to not be murdered-David Friedman is the right choice for US Ambassador to Israel
Real moderation, tolerance and co-existence on the Arab side, with an accurate Western understanding of the historical, legal & social factors perpetuating the situation, would make all the difference
Trump’s win threatens the template of “democracy” long promoted in mainstream media by exposing the abysmal failure of American journalism, specifically its inability or refusal to report objectively.
By imprudently accepting the idea of Palestinian statehood, Netanyahu gravely limited the freedom of action needed for official diplomatic effort to rebuff adversarial diplomatic moves against Israel
The Judean Rose cites her 10 Condemnations of the most recent and offensive UN/US travesty
It seems the Chanukah party co-hosted in Washington by the country of Azerbaijan and the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish organizations was THE Chanukah party to attend in the Capital
The highest policy official overseeing PA and UNRWA matters looked me straight in the eye and said PA school books used by UNRWA advance peace and reconciliation. Clearly, he never read the books.
Most of my fellow Israelis' (especially my neighbors here in YESHA) objections to Secretary Kerry’s speech stems from assumptions he makes. We find these assumptions absurd. Here's the SHORT list:
For the last night: Chanukah is a multifaceted festival and we aspire to reveal its many faces so that they may shed their radiance on the nation returning to its land and to its independence.
A nation that acknowledges the importance of spiritual values alongside national security and material prosperity becomes a national candle on the world arena, a veritable 'light unto the nations'
Obama's considerable self-regard, coupled with his very thin skin, has propelled him to scapegoat and punish a blameless target for his frustration and rage. The target? Jewish Israel.
Kerry’s speech was a few tossed bones to Israel while again stabbing Israel in the back with a proposal that endangers the Jewish state.
Kerry and the Obama team won't acknowledge that Israel is the victim and the Palestinians are the aggressors nor recognize the difference between democratic Israel and the terror-promoting PA regime.
Kerry has demonstrated a complete lack of understanding of international diplomacy and Kerry's hubris has deluded him to believe that every one of his colossal failures was actually a success.
Commenting on Kerry’s speech, Israeli Ambassador to the U.N. Danny Danon said the Obama Administration “acted against Israel at the U.N., and any claim to the contrary is a distortion of reality.”
It is Obama, not President-elect Trump, who has the bully pulpit. Obama chose to wield that power in a way that will make another Arab/Israeli war more likely and create a diplomatic crisis for the US
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