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From Israel: “Rage and Pain Multiplied!”

March 18, 2019

We knew there was a strong possibility that Rabbi Ahiad Ettinger might not live, in spite of the valiant efforts of his doctors

From Israel: “Damn, Damn!!”

March 17, 2019

Perhaps it should not be unexpected, for there is frequently an increase in attacks before Purim, which comes later this week.

But one

From Israel: “Extreme Malice and Stupidity!”

March 15, 2019

The air in Israel is heavy with tensions, but in many instances, for the wrong reasons. We are subject to so much nonsense:

From Israel: “We Are Not Total Idiots!”

March 11, 2019

“We”?   I am speaking of Jews:  The Jews here in Israel, certainly.  And some percentage of American Jews.

I’ve been tracking the growing

From Israel: “Caution — Danger!!”

March 8, 2019

The danger is Benny Gantz as prime minister, in a very literal sense.  And so I lead off with “Elephant in the room

From Israel: “Pulling Ourselves Out of the Quagmire!”

March 5, 2019

About a week ago, a reader wrote to me that we should have good cheer: things were looking so bad, politically, that they

From Israel: “Otzma: Disavowing Political Correctness”

February 28, 2019

There is quite a hullabaloo ongoing with regard to the inclusion of the Otzma Yisraelit faction on the Bayit Yehudi-National Union list (in

From Israel: “Who Could Have Imagined This??”

Not I.  In all of the many years during which I have tracked Israeli pre-election campaigns, I have never encountered a campaign season

From Israel: “The Critical Roller Coaster of Israeli Politics!”

February 22, 2019

For weeks I was reticent about the intricacies of Israeli politics as the first stage of the campaign began to heat up.  It

From Israel: “Rapist or Terrorist?”

February 19, 2019

It would not be surprising if my title today has left you scratching your heads.  

As if a man can be one