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Posted October 1, 2006

October 1, 2006

As Yom Kippur approaches, and with it the time for deep reflection and turning to Heaven for forgiveness and redemption, I will provide

Posted September 29, 2006

September 29, 2006

Mahmoud Abbas is going to meet Hamas head Khaled Mashaal in Qatar for one last effort to achieve a unity government. Qatar, it

Posted September 28, 2006

September 28, 2006

The tragedy of what happened a year ago with the pullout from Gaza haunts us still in a variety of ways:

Brigadier General

Posted September 27, 2006

September 27, 2006

More meaningless words and double talk:

Yuval Diskin, head of the Shin Bet, reported to the Cabinet yesterday that the smuggling of weapons

Posted September 26, 2006

September 26, 2006

See my most recent article, on UNRWA, which exposes the attitude of Commissioner-General Karen Abu-Zayd to Israel:



Getting back

Posted September 21, 2006

September 21, 2006

Tomorrow night begins Rosh Hashana. This is a time of accountings. We are bidden to do a heshbon nefesh — a spiritual accounting.

Posted September 20, 2006

September 20, 2006

I begin with a sigh… which might easily turn into a moan.

There it is again. Yesterday, Kofi Annan, in his last address

Posted September 19, 2006

September 19, 2006

It seems sometimes a rule of thumb that if I wait a day, the news changes.

So it is with what I

Posted September 18, 2006

September 18, 2006

After a hiatus necessitated by brief illness, I will touch upon a variety of subjects here with more to follow soon.

It seems

Posted September 14, 2006

September 14, 2006

Foreign Minister Livni is in Washington and yesterday met with Sec. of State Rice. When a joint press conference was held, Livni made