Category: Israel

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Israeli Justice Recuses Himself

A strange thing happened in the Israeli Supreme Court the other day. Prior to a hearing on petitions brought by the Association for Civil Rights in Israel to force the Israeli government to comply...

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Rain on the Gay Parade

An op-ed essay that I wrote arguing against a planned parade and 10-day happening for gays in Jerusalem this summer was printed this week in the Jerusalem Post opinion section. Side-by-side with my piece...

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More on spitting yeshiva bochurim

A few weeks ago, I opined that a single incident of a national religious boy spitting on an Armenian priest in the Old City of Jerusalem did not warrant the Anti-Defamation League’s call upon...

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Arafat’s Heir

The CBS host this evening called it simply “celebrating, Palestinian style.” The noise in the background was unmistakable: machine guns firing almost at random. I wonder how many of their own were killed by...

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Israel stuff…

Anybody have any sense of how widespread the sentiment is among IDF soldiers to refuse to obey orders to forcibly evacuate Jews from Gaza? Is it a bluff? Israeli soldiers are – by military...

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A Different Tune

After four years of the intifada, many of us continue to get hood-winked by the media, myself included. I am one of those who does not refuse to acknowledge that our side is capable...

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Couldn’t have said it better…

The Jerusalem Post has Prime Minister Sharon admitting, “Budget cuts in the haredi sector have been unreasonable.” Of course, he’s saying that because he wants UTJ to join the coalition. What’s remarkable is that...

Elections, PA Style?

The folks at PowerLine claim that the following image is from an election rally in the PA. I haven’t seen this elsewhere, but the problem is that this is entirely too believable. As PowerLine’s...

Oops

Are we surprised? In the same week that the previously-mentioned op-ed from Peace Now attempts to blame Bush for the violence, a prominent Palestinian editor says that Arafat never intended to make peace at...

Dead on, as usual

Evelyn Gordon of the Jerusalem Post is an old friend from college. At the beginning of her college career, she was both liberal and non-religious. By the end, she had improved considerably on both...

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