Beyond "Correct" Political Analysis The truth is staring them in the face, but despite it, they continue blindly towards insane policies of "territory for peace."
Golda Meir saw it long ago.
Israeli DemocracyIt is no wonder that so many citizens feel powerless to affect government actions, such as preventing the freeing terrorists or capitulation to Obama-Abbas.
Governance and Accountability The ills of Israel's electoral system and the maladies of its government. Timely, as negotiations begin, and timely because of the contrast with this week's Torah reading, Shoftim.
Martyn Indyk and Moral EquivalencyHow much hard work and stamina, how much self-sacrifice and heroism, are required in each generation to defend civilization against its enemies.
We Free SpiritsThe conventional wisdom of Israeli politicians and their academic advisers is off the mark, says this writer.
Needed: A "Voice of America" Aimed at IslamWith internet available worldwide, the U.S. could overcome Islamists through the media, but for that, it needs confident leadership that believes in Western human rights and values.
The Perils of Semantic SubversionAn example of sematic subversion: By making peace and territory interchangeable, the language of "peace" can be used as an instrument of war.
Conspiracy? Cowardice? What Is Going On in Israel?The writer suggests what may be up Netanyahu's sleeve in his choice of a coalition partner - and the process by which the courts might aid his plans, through an analysis of an interview with Knesset Speaker MK Reuven Rivlin.
Sisyphus in IsraelIt seems that Jews, like Sisyphus, are condemned to roll up the immense boulder of Islam’s fourteen-century hatred of Jews.
Public OpinionWhat, exactly, is that "public opinion" that every poll claims to know? Prof. Eidelberg explains.
The Light of Mankind and the Covenant of DeathIf Israel’s leaders feared God (instead of Washington) they would not have made a covenant of death with the sworn enemies of the Jewish people - which is now coming apart as Hamas and the PLO come together.
The Gingrich Expose-Why Did it Wait for a US Lawmaker?Israeli leaders have simply lacked the wit and courage to tell the truth about the invented Palestinian people. How many Jewish men, women, and children have suffered and perished as a result of the failure of Israeli leaders to tell this truth?
Why Israel isn't Winning the War Moral relativism and "purity of arms are not the way to combat Islamic taqiyya and were not the way Nazi Germany was defeated. The West once knew that.
Diagnosis of a Mental DisorderDemocracy has replaced Zionism as the only justification for the State of Israel to its ruling elites and this has profound but hitherto unexplored psychological consequences.
Kill For Peace, Part ILike the US, Israel plays by rules, some encoded in its own laws, in international laws, others in long-established customs, which are part of the West’s collective consciousness. But Israel’s enemies don’t give a damn about our laws and customs.
Permitted Treason in IsraelNo less than six Israeli prime ministers, dozens of past and present cabinet ministers, and scores of past and present Knesset members are <I>prima facie</I> guilty of having violated at least section 99 of the law governing treason.
A Dangerous System of GovernmentThe cabinet will soon vote on Avigdor Lieberman's government reform bill. It is a dangerous bill tailored to Lieberman's personal ambitions.
Complicit in MurderEven though Israel is the most bloodied victim of Arab terrorism, Israeli governments have been patronizing terrorists for more than two decades.
Election Rules MatterIn any country having democratic elections, the elections are not the most important thing. They do not ensure that that country is a democracy. More significant is the relational bond between the electors and the elected.
The Other Crime of Ariel SharonWhat can be said of the Gaza Arabs who applauded the murder of 3,000 human beings on September 11, 2001? By rewarding those Arabs with Jewish land, Sharon not only rewarded murderers, he also made a mockery of the those people murdered in New York.
Courage and HonorLeaving aside the complicity of Israel's ruling elites in the criminal consequences of Oslo, here I only want to expose the principal vice of these elites.
A Jewish Foreign Policy - Part IIIsrael, the teacher of ethical monotheism is supposed to set an example to mankind. Therefore, Israel should not establish diplomatic relations with any tyrannical regime. To do so is to dignify tyrants and perpetuate their unjust rule over their people.
A Jewish Foreign Policy - Part IIt should be obvious to everyone that Israel's foreign policy has been a disaster, especially since the Oslo Accords, and now, with Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's Disengagement Plan.
The Likud and Honest ArikThe Likud has contributed mightily to Israel's reputation as having the second - I dare say the first - most corrupt government in the developed world. For this shameful reputation, Jews are very much indebted to Likud chairman Ariel Sharon.
The "Lynching" of Shimshon CytrynShimshon was libeled by the media as having perpetrated a "lynching" of an Arab in Gush Katif. Actually, the Arab in question, Hilal Ziad Al-Majaydeh, was engaged with other Arabs in a stone-throwing attack on Jews, who responded in kind.