Tag Archives: Peace Process

Why Israel is a Beacon Light

This morning, I read the beautiful story of the experiences of the family of Nadrah, a Syrian child, who along with her mother came to Israel for care following her heart transplant. Save a Child’s Heart, an Israel based organization, … Continue reading

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Jewish State and Democratic State

It is not unusual these days for American Jews to promote the idea that they know better than Israeli voters what Israel must do, not only to achieve peaceful coexistence with Palestinians but to ensure the long term survival of … Continue reading

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A Response to the National Interreligious Leadership Initiative for Peace in the Middle East

The National Interreligious Leadership Initiative for Peace in the Middle East [NILI] is an organization of leading members of a host of religious communities in the United States. In some cases, the representative is the leading figure in a particular … Continue reading

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When Priorities Get In The Way

It would be wonderful for Israel’s leadership to one day wake up to the news that the only significant problems that Israel faces come from the failure to achieve peace with the Palestinians. Unfortunately, it is far from being the … Continue reading

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Deception: Betraying the Peace Process

An important book compiled by Itamar Marcus and Nan Jacques Zilberdik titled “Deception: Betraying the Peace Process”, has just been released. It meticulously documents the poisonous behavior of the Palestinian Authority during 2010 and 2011 throughout the broad range of … Continue reading

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Impediments to Peace

In recent days, there have been a number of terrorist attacks against Israeli civilians. As we consider the implications of this fact and its causes, we must remember that peace could have come multiple times since 2000 at Camp David. … Continue reading

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If You Repeat A Lie Enough Times…

For a while now, there have been discussions in the United Nations Security Council and in the General Assembly in which envoys advocating for the creation of a Palestinian state have referred to “Israeli Occupation of Palestinian Lands.” I’m sure … Continue reading

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PA Backing Off Declaration of Statehood?

In April, I began writing this article. Within hours of completing the first draft, there were multiple reassurances that the Palestinian Authority was going forward with its plans. I then shelved my article. However, with the article today in the … Continue reading

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First Do No Harm

There are those who like to apply the anti-drunk driving catch phrase, “Friends don’t let friends drive drunk,” in reference to the American-Israeli relationship. They argue that Israelis and potentially the Palestinians as well are too drunk, too intoxicated, too … Continue reading

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Who Slammed The Door?

This following piece was submitted by Rabbi Henry Karp as a comment to my article “Why Bibi’s Speech Worked.” Many thanks to Rabbi Karp. ********************************************************************************** Already the pundits have joined the Palestinians in claiming that Netanyahu’s remarks in Washington, both … Continue reading

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