Passover Guide for the Perplexed 2013

Connections between the Jewish and American traditions of liberty.

From the 1620 “Mayflower” to 2020 USA

The 400th Anniversary of the US-Israel Kinship--and going strong

US-Israel Defense Pact

The aim of a compelling US-Israel defense pact must never involve US troops on Israel’s borders, nor determination of Israel’s future borders, nor any reference to Israeli withdrawals from the strategic high-ground of the Judea and Samaria mountain ridges (the cradle of Jewish history). Such a retreat would downgrade Israel from a strategic asset to a strategic liability.

Conventional Wisdom vs. Evidenced-Reality

US State Department policy-making has been at odds with Mid East reality (evidence), elevating conventional wisdom (worldview) over the inconvenient truths and frustrating complexities of the jerkily-cyclical Middle Eastern reality.

US Embassy in Jerusalem Enhances US Interests

President Trump is determined to avoid – rather than repeat – the mistakes of his predecessors, fending off pressure and threats by rogue regimes, and therefore advancing US interests, law and heritage and this is served by moving the US embassy to Jerusalem.

Concessions to Palestinians: Choking or Inflaming Terrorism?

The “land-for-peace” attempts have made light of the collaboration of the Palestinian establishment with Nazi Germany, the Soviet Bloc, the Ayatollahs, Venezuela, Cuba and North Korea.

Demographic Time Bomb? Mistaken or Misleading!

Israel’s demographic surge – quantitatively and qualitatively – is bolstering the size of Israel’s future

UN-masking the UN

“UN” as defined in dictionaries: a negative prefix, expressing “absence,” “lack,” “deficiency” and “adverse” applies perfectly to the UNited Nations-an UN-fit, UN-deserving, UNder achievement

Is the Palestinian ‘Issue’ the Crux of the Arab-Israeli Conflict?

Arab countries have showered Palestinians with a cuddling talk accompanied by a cold/negative walk

Purim Guide for the Perplexed 2013

A Purim lesson: Be wary of enemies, posing as partners of peace, concealing a strategic goal of extermination.

Secretary Tillerson’s Political-Correctness

Will Trump and Tillerson embrace Middle East reality and reject political correctness thus sparing the US further erosion of its posture of deterrence in the Middle East and beyond? We shall soon see...

Islamic Terrorism – Extrinsic or Intrinsic?

Is Muslim contempt toward Western culture extrinsic or intrinsic to Islam?

US and Israeli Mass Media: Siamese Twins

The left-right divergence of confidence in mass media highlights the political, ideological, social and cultural polarization that has afflicted both countries.

2021 Afghanistan is NOT 1975 Vietnam

Unlike in 1975, the U.S. now faces only the choice of whether to confront the enemy on their own territory or on American soil.

Israel-Saudi Arabia and the Palestinian Issue

A deterring Israel is a cardinal national security asset for Saudi Arabia.

Trump’s State of the Union Bolsters Allies’ Confidence

The confidence of US allies in the Middle East – facing lethal threats internally and externally - was undermined by President Obama’s worldview but has been enhanced by President Trump’s State of the Union,

Israel’s Defiance of US Pressure

American officials might not like strong Israeli leaders, but they do respect them.

Israel’s High-Tech Opportunities

The land flows with milk, honey and high-tech opportunities.

Palestinian Education Mirrors Palestinian Vision

Western policy-makers tend to ignore a major prerequisite to a constructive peace process: the uprooting - and not merely trimming – of hate-education.

United Jerusalem: A Shared US-Israel Legacy and Interest

PM Bennett should heed Israel’s Founding Father, David Ben-Gurion, who stated: “Jerusalem is equal to the whole of the Land of Israel.”

US Mindset on Israel

The US mindset on Israel draws its strength from the religious, ethical, moral and cultural roots of the US society, which were planted in 1620

Diplomatic option toward Iran is Self-destructive

Iran: The largest anti-American venomous octopus in the world

Yom Kippur Guide for the Perplexed

Yom Kippur aims at coalescing the entire Jewish public – not just observant Jews - around critical values

Headlines

Latest News Stories


Recommended Today

Sponsored Posts


Printed from: https://www.jewishpress.com/indepth/analysis/the-ettinger-report/passover-guide-for-the-perplexed-2013/2013/03/28/

Scan this QR code to visit this page online: