INTO THE FRAY: Naftali Goldfarb or Gonen Bennett?

In a single act of rash duplicity and deceit, Naftali Bennett provided the left with a plumb prize, from which it has been precluded for years: Broad access to positions of governmental control and influence.  

INTO THE FRAY: Gaza-Déjà vu…Again?

The problem of Gaza was created by the belief that land could be transferred to the Palestinian Arabs to provide them a viable opportunity for self-governance.

INTO THE FRAY: Et tu, Ahmad—The Illusion of Arab Loyalty 

The situation that has arisen can no longer be seen as one centering on the question of individual rights but of collective survival—and it must be treated as such. 

INTO THE FRAY: When Generals Stray into Politics…

This week--despite the resounding failure of the “land-for-peace” formula—3 former IDF generals penned an Op-Ed, urging the Biden administration to “keep open a path to an eventual two-state solution” 

INTO THE FRAY: When did Palestine become Palestine?

The Palestinian-Arabs’ claim for sovereignty over what they now insist is their long yearned-for homeland arose only after 1967—i.e. when it came under Jewish administration

Bibi and the Babylonian Talmud

Dispassionate analysis of the political deadlock in Israel will reveal that this state of suspended political animation is the result of nothing more than what the Jewish sages designated as “baseless hatred” among Jews.

INTO THE FRAY: Biden—The First Frightful Month

But no matter how gullible or skeptical over the electoral outcome one might happen to be, the die has now been cast. The ominous trajectory for the American people—and for much of the world—has been set.

INTO THE FRAY: Has the Democrats’ push to depose Biden begun?

The contour lines of an approaching scenario in which Biden, exposed as both frail and mendacious, is forced to step down & concede the presidency to his radical Vice President, are gradually coming into focus. 

Why Did Obama Wreck the Middle East: The State Department’s Islamist Plan

In the wake of the "Arab Spring," winds of change and revision were beginning to blow in Jordan as well, and the largest and most organized body involved was the Muslim Brotherhood.

Into the Fray: Targeted killings: The Legality vs. the Morality

Arguably, the most galling reaction to the targeted killing of Iranian nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh came from John Brennan, director of the CIA under the Obama administration.

INTO THE FRAY: The GOP—Still Bringing a Knife to a Gunfight

'Republicans play badminton; Democrats play pro football'—Former Speaker of the House, Newt Gingrich

INTO THE FRAY: US and Israeli Jews Deeply Divided on Life and Death Issues

The policy preferences of much of US Jewy seem even more paradoxically perverse—as they are undeniably lending support to political regimes that comprise the diametric opposite of the enlightened liberal values the purport to cherish

INTO THE FRAY: Indicting Netanyahu—The Unintended Consequences

The recent release of taped telephone conversations underscores the bitter irony that the politically motivated initiative to indict Netanyahu on contrived charges will end up by undermining precisely those who launched it & were complicit in conducting it.

INTO THE FRAY: Replacing RBG – Delinquent Democrats Deserve no Quarter

There is a bitter & infuriating irony in the fact that it was the Democrats themselves, who committed the very transgressions they endeavored to attribute to their Republican adversaries  

INTO THE FRAY: Oslo as Political Kryptonite

For the Labor Party, the fall from the heights of political hegemony to the depth of political oblivion is a fitting fate for the perpetration of the Oslo Accords, which ran counter to every prevailing Zionist norm of the time

INTO THE FRAY: Israel’s National Imperative: “Keep your Powder Dry”

While the normalization with the UAE could definitely entail significant benefits for Israel it is still somewhat premature to celebrate the onset of lasting amity—rather than enmity—in the region.

INTO THE FRAY: Why the “Right” Insists on Bringing Knives to Gunfights

Although it has ostensibly been in power for much of the post Oslowian era, it is clear that the “Right” has not internalized the exigencies of political warfare.

INTO THE FRAY: The Israel-UAE Pact: Substance Over Ceremony?

Despite all the potential payoffs Israel-UAE normalization may entail, the agreement is really a prop in the choreography for a much bigger drama. 

Commanders Against Israel’s Sovereignty: Look us in the eye …

Even a cursory analysis of the “Commanders for Israel’s Security” plan, perversely titled “Security First,” will reveal that it is not a security plan composed by military experts, but a political manifesto drafted by amateur politicians.

Israel and the Perverse Paradox of Jewish ‘Liberals’

Israel should be a source of pride for all Jews—but particularly for Jews who espouse liberal values of tolerance and pluralism, of individual liberty and of human advancement.

De-Americanizing America

Americans seem swept up in a movement bent on jettisoning a paradigm that brought resounding success, while embracing one that wrought failure wherever implemented.

INTO THE FRAY: Judicial overreach & the sovereignty imperative  

Excessive judicial intervention into what is seen as the purview of the legislature is likely to have some unintended consequences: Energizing the drive to extend Israeli sovereignty over Judea-Samaria—and sparking far-reaching judicial reform.  

INTO THE FRAY: Duma-Guilt by Conjecture?

 Perhaps the most disturbing issue, raised by the cloud of doubt, enveloping the Duma-related legal proceedings, is the tangible possibility that the real perpetrators of the gruesome murders may still be roaming around free—secure in the knowledge that someone else will pay for the atrocity they committed

INTO THE FRAY: A Choreographed Coup—with the Law as a Prop

It is imperative to restore the judiciary to its duly assigned place in a properly functioning democracy—to that of adjudicating, not legislating

INTO THE FRAY: (a) The Imperative to Annex; (b) The Irrelevance of Innocence

History has shown beyond any reasonable doubt that the Palestinian-Arabs will not be swayed from their aggressive intent by any display of Israeli goodwill, generosity or concessions—however far-reaching.

INTO THE FRAY: Pipes vs. Pipes in the New York Times

In the past, Daniel Pipes has been scrupulously strict in being “policy agnostic”, avoiding any action-oriented prescriptions to achieve his prescribed “Israeli Victory”; yet in his NYT piece, he robustly negates specific measures---such as annexation—to achieve precisely that goal

INTO THE FRAY: Judicial Overreach- Are the Chickens Coming Home to Roost?

There is a growing sense that the aura of infallibility accorded the Supreme Court, that forms the basis of its almost limitless power, so assiduously (some might say insidiously) cultivated by Chief Justice Aharon Barak, is beginning to dim

INTO THE FRAY: Haaretz – One Outrage Too Far?

The recent diatribe by Haaretz’s Rogel Alpher against Israel Prize laureate, Miriam Peretz, must have crippling commercial repercussion; not only cancellation of reader subscriptions but dramatic reduction in advertisers/advertising revenues 

INTO THE FRAY: Imbecilic, Iniquitous, Inimical

By its unflagging support of the establishment of a homophobic, misogynistic Muslim-majority tyranny (a.k.a. a Palestinian state), America’s allegedly “progressive” Jewry reveals that it is, in fact, profoundly regressive

INTO the FRAY: Edelstein Draws a Line in the Sand

Edelstein drew a much-needed line in the sand against judicial intrusion into the sphere of the legislature and thwarted yet another attempt at the usurpation of both its autonomy and authority

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