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Humbled by Hummus

From the Jerusalem Post Online Lebanon breaks Israel’s hummus world record By ASSOCIATED PRESS 09/05/2010 12:53 Excerpt: Lebanese cooks have whipped up more than ten metric tons of hummus, breaking a world record previously held by rival Israel on Saturday.…

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Dershowitz at AIPAC

tips to Bruce Tuchman “Israel (its medical technology) has saved more Muslim and Arab lives than all the Arab and Muslim nations combined.” a hell of a speech

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Israel is Not a Ghetto

Some perspectives on the Hillary/ Biden/ Obama smackdown of Israel for building Jewish homes in Jerusalem: from The Jerusalem Post Obama has Crossed the Line– by Isi Leibner Excerpts: The administration “condemns” us for building homes, not in densely Arab…

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Aparthied Absurdity

The charge of apartheid against Israel is so absurd that those who level the claim, starting but not ending with Jimmy Carter, relinquish any claim on legitimacy. Arabs in Israel proper have more rights than many Arabs in most of…

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The Israelis did not Kill Massoud Mohammadi

… according to Mideast expert Micah Halpern Excerpt This explosion was so powerful and out of control it was designed to kill, maim and damage in a wide circumference around the bomb. This was not the work of a Western…

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Chinese Jews Arriving in Israel

tips once again to Letty Kaplan

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911 Memorial Unveiled…. in Jerusalem

What does it say that this memorial was unveiled in Jerusalem while we still have a hole int he ground?  Remember which side of the ‘fence’ this was built on. Tips to Letty Kaplan

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Peace is Not a Process

Jeff Jacoby in the Boston Globe Peace vs the ‘peace process’ October 14, 2009 Excerpts: In an important article in the current Middle East Quarterly, Daniel Pipes reviews the terrible failure of the 1993 Oslo accords, and homes in on…

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A Peaceful Use of Force

“More than that, no country in the world, not even Germany, would respond “proportionately” if some nonstate militia started rocketing their towns from across some border and killing German citizens.  If a government could not get the state from whose…

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Goldstone Smackdown

Col. Richard Kemp on the U.N. Goldstone Report just curious if anyone has seen this on any major network, even Fox.

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Netanyahu and Churchill

As Churchill advocated taking Hitler at his written and spoken word,  Benjamin Netanyahu insists that Muslim radicals must be taken at their word. Benjamin or ‘Bibi’ Netanyahu’s speech at the UN General Assembly contained a moral clarity that belies a…

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New and Old Elites

“In the modern capitalist world, in which the historical extremes of poverty have been widely overcome, the most acute moral issues relate to recognition of accomplishment and superiority- treatment not of the poor but of the excellent and gifted people…

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Neutralizing Iran

One of the options for neutralizing Iran’s nuclear capability would be to deploy a missile defense system that would render their missiles worthless.  The U.S. will be testing such a system in Israel soon. See the article here in the…

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Winning a War that Never Ends

Daniel Gordis writes in “Saving Israel – How the Jewish People Can Win a War That May Never End” that Israel faces two threats besides the obvious physical threats from the enemies that call for its annihilation. The first is…

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A Dramatic Change in Ideology on Israel

Elliott Abrams writes in the Wall Street Journal “Why Israel is Nevous” Read the entire article here. Excerpt: But the Obama administration has managed to win the mistrust of most Israelis, not just conservative politicians. Despite his great popularity in…

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Conditional Aid to Palestinians

We have committed $900 million dollars to Palestinians and $200 million is on its way.   One could argue that this is chicken feed compared to the aid given to Israel. Even as the committed Zionist I am I do not…

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