Category Archives: Iran

Sudan, Iran, and Gaza

In the aftermath of Operation Pillar of Defense, the role of Sudan in helping Iran ship weapons to Hamas is becoming clearer. There is now a full blown alliance between Iran, Sudan, and Hamas.  Hamas leaders have publicly thanked Iran in recent … Continue reading

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Why is This Conflict Different from All Other Conflicts

In the days when Hamas and Islamic Jihad were lobbing home made mortars and Ketushah rockets into Israel by the hundreds, things were bad. It was obvious that normal life in places like Sderot in the south near the Gaza … Continue reading

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What to Say about the Possibility of Action against Iran

In every congregation, rabbis are being asked about the possibility that Israel or the United States might launch military strikes against Iranian nuclear facilities in the months ahead. No doubt, many are being offered suggested reactions: Rabbi, you can’t possibly … Continue reading

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AIPAC, Iran, America and Israel

This week’s AIPAC Policy Conference was all about one concern, Iran. There appears to be agreement between the Israeli and American governments on most of the major issues related to Iran. Iran is a threat to the peace of the … Continue reading

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Iran’s Nuclear Ambitions

Iran’s FARS News Agency reported today that the widow of Mostafa Ahmadi Roshan Behdast, the chemistry professor and deputy director at the Natanz uranium enrichment facility who was assassinated in Tehran last month, had stated that her husband’s “ultimate goal was … Continue reading

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Iran’s Nuclear Ambitions

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote that “the conclusion that the United States is unlikely to engage in a military strike against Iran is unfortunately probably correct. But, then, the physical survival of the USA is not currently at … Continue reading

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Illusions and Delusions

Much has been going on in Iran lately. The difficulty is figuring out what it all means. For example, there was an explosion on November 12 that Iran claimed was “an accident.” The images of said “accident” look an awful … Continue reading

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