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From Israel: “Uti Possidetis Juris”

February 14, 2020

I do not doubt that many of you are wondering about the title of this posting, which may seem more than a bit

From Israel: “The Intolerable and a Modicum of Trust!!”

February 11, 2020

It is such an enormously tangled time.

I want to begin by sharing something that is a source of enormous pride.  It bolsters

From Israel: “A Hurdle Too High!!”

February 7, 2020

Please, be sure to read this to the end.

I turn first today to President Trump’s State of the Union address, delivered on

From Israel: “Oi! A Bummer!!”

February 4, 2020

How quickly things can change.

Last week, after President Trump unveiled his “Deal of the Century,” there was euphoria, both here in Israel

From Israel: “It’s True What They Say about the Devil!!”

January 31, 2020

He really is in the details.

As promised, this is my follow-up posting on the “Deal of the Century.”  I think it likely

From Israel: “The Really Big Fly in the Ointment!!”

January 29, 2020

I am a strong supporter of President Trump, as my readers know.  Starting with cancellation of the Iran agreement, he has taken bold

From Israel: “The Ultimate Balancing Act”

January 26, 2020

The world of politics: It would be wrong to say that there is never clarity of purpose inspired by high ideals. But it

From Israel: “He Made Me Cry”

January 23, 2020

It was Vice President Mike Pence, a speaker today at the Fifth World Holocaust Forum gathering—“Remembering the Holocaust, Fighting Antisemitism” at Yad Vashem—who

From Israel: “It Ain’t ALL Bad, Folks!!”

January 22, 2020

As the rain is pouring down while I sit at my computer, I begin with this.  Year after year Israel suffers drought.  Last

From Israel: “It’s Time…”

January 17, 2020

Time to touch base on Israel’s political situation.

I have studiously avoided writing about it for many weeks because the situation has been