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From Israel: Hard and Necessary Choices

July 18, 2018

Two news items as I begin today’s discussion:

1) On Sunday, the Al-Nirab airbase, in northern Syria outside of Aleppo, was attacked.  This

From Israel: Intolerable!

July 16, 2018

It’s enough when our enemies are difficult to deal with.  But deal with them we can, if we are resolute and clear-eyed.  If

From Israel: A Quagmire

July 10, 2018

There were multiple reports over the last couple of days regarding the direction of Trump’s “peace plan.”  The first report I saw said

From Israel: The Head Spins

July 6, 2018

I confess, my head is spinning a bit less because of the time with my grandchildren.  Had a great tour of Har Hazeitim

From Israel: Mid-East Transformation?

June 28, 2018

There are shifts that seem to be taking place in the dynamics of the Mid-East.  Is genuine change being forged?  Or are we

From Israel: Almost at War?

June 22, 2018

When I got up on Thursday morning, I thought it very likely there would be news of a war in Gaza.  But there

From Israel: Confusion on a Grand Scale

June 18, 2018

Yesterday I began my posting with a discussion of what the Trump “peace team” of Jared Kushner and Jason Greenblatt might be seeking

From Israel: They Have Got to be Kidding!

As my readers know, I have been pondering for weeks exactly what is going on with the Trump administration’s peace team of Jared

From Israel: Complications and Imperfections

June 14, 2018

It’s not your imagination, or mine:  The world is shifting at a dizzying rate.  We try to wrap our heads around it all.

From Israel: No Time to be Weary

June 12, 2018

The situation at the Gaza fence does tend to make one feel weary, but in fact great vigilance is still needed.

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