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From Israel: An Unholy and Ugly Mess

August 12, 2018

The status quo with Hamas is intolerable and dangerous.  That is the given.

But we continue to operate on the cusp of war

From Israel: Deplorable!!

August 10, 2018

We should ask ourselves, again, and again, how we got into the situation in which we have found ourselves.  The question is of

From Israel: Fizzle

August 8, 2018

After all of the hullabaloo, all of the analyses about deals that might take place between Hamas and Israel, and between Hamas and

From Israel: Distressed and Furious

August 5, 2018

My friends, I had held off posting right before and again right after Shabbat because the situation here has been enormously lacking in

From Israel: Modeling Insanity

August 2, 2018

Most of you are familiar with the saying, “The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different

From Israel: Menace in the North

July 30, 2018

Today we consider the enormous unrest in the north.

What I present here is an overview of a vastly complex scenario – encompassing

From Israel: Give Me a Break!

July 26, 2018

On July 19, the Knesset passed Basic Law: Israel as the Nation State of the Jewish People.

The furor that has ensued since

From Israel: Crossing a Red Line!

July 23, 2018

When last I posted, I spoke about the murder by a Hamas terrorist of Aviv Levi, an IDF soldier who was at the

From Israel: Malice and Madness

July 22, 2018

And sometimes pure evil.

Today is Tisha B’Av, the saddest day of the Jewish year.  A day on which we mourn for the

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