Dr. Philip Brodie

Collective Punishment?

The Arab collective has given kidnapping its overwhelming support., 6/27/2014, 7:28 AM

The Palestinian Arab Cause Gets Vicious in Boston

Boston Transit ads blame Israel for Gazan children's deaths - in effect, blaming the IDF for Gazan's using children as human shields., 6/14/2014, 9:05 PM

The Phony Peace Partner

Mr Abbas has a peace plan. But his plan requires no partner. His plan is: meet all of my conditions, drop all of your conditions., 12/27/2013, 12:55 PM

Cowboy Logic for Israel's Leaders: Reality on the Range

Cowboys understand survival logic., 10/30/2013, 1:53 PM

Just Blame Israel - the World Bank Does

If the PA can place the responsibility for its abject economic failure on Israel, it has no incentive to change., 10/21/2013, 7:50 AM

The Temple Mount and the Peace Treaty

You might want to remember Israel's 1994 Treaty of Peace with the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. It tells us something about today’s headlines. , 9/29/2013, 11:02 PM

Your Rosh Hashana Challenge

Can you name an ideal that can actually grow and strengthen from generation to generation, instead of weakening over time? , 9/4/2013, 2:29 PM

Elul, the Days of Awe, and John Kerry

Day of Reckoning and Judgment "on steroids"., 8/26/2013, 12:45 PM

Tisha B'Av and Jewish Destiny

Israel does not have a future, it has a destiny. The Prophets of our Tanach (Jewish Bible) wrote about this unfolding more than 2,500 years ago., 7/14/2013, 10:20 AM

Shavuot and the 'Women of the Wall'

Liberate the Kotel? Reform Israel? A failure is being hidden behind these plans., 5/14/2013, 1:10 PM

Think About Your City and Think About Jerusalem

A special article for Jerusalem Reunification Day 2013., 5/8/2013, 5:54 PM

You Do Not Want Richard Falk's Justice

How dare Richard Falk speak of justice? He doesn’t sip from the cup of justice. He drinks from moral swamp-water that is flavoured with the innocent blood of an 8-year-old who went to see a race., 4/25/2013, 1:27 PM

Israel's Independence Day and Israel's G-d

We are G-d's people and His words are coming true before our eyes., 4/16/2013, 8:24 AM

U.S. Jewish Left Liberals in Crisis

Their plans for Obama's visit went awry. But don't upset them with the facts. And anyway, the damage is done., 4/12/2013, 6:18 PM

How the Man-in-the-Street Saw Obama's Visit

You probably didn't see what is described below, unless you take Highway 1 or 60 to work or live in Jerusalem's Old City - or in Ramallah., 3/24/2013, 6:16 PM

For Passover: Two Modern Exiles

About 45% of the world's Jews live in Israel. What does that do to the word "exile"?, 3/13/2013, 10:49 PM

America's Reform Jews: A Biblical Exile Story?

Reform Jewry in America is overwhelmingly left liberal. They seem to have made a choice. A call to rethink it., 2/19/2013, 7:33 AM

Post-Zionism Meets Post-Osloism at Arab Outpost in E1

The Oslo Accords are the reverse image of post-Zionism. , 1/14/2013, 12:05 PM

Is Pat Condell Telling the Truth?

He is not politically correct, but shouldn't we be listening?, 1/9/2013, 10:17 PM

Richard Falk, Israel and the Wrong Hanukkah

Some Jews have the Hanukkah story all wrong. It is a story of fighting for freedom and one of religious nationalism. They ar barking up the wrong tree., 12/11/2012, 11:08 PM

Redemption and Obama's Reelection: What Do You See?

What a strange twist: will America be included in the Jewish Redemption story? Today, it appears that America is increasingly hostile towards Israel. But evidence of that seems real only for those who say they see it., 11/8/2012, 10:38 AM

Deny Zion, Deny G-d?

Could our passion for the Land be the catalyst for the miracles we have witnessed? Could Land be the key to our Redemption? , 10/18/2012, 9:32 PM

Cry Zion, Lest Thy Ultra and Anti Sons Trap the Light

Zion is trapped between the hate of the anti- and the denial of the ultra-. She wanders, aimless, her heart torn by those closest to her. Only her youngest reach out to her. Netanel Yahalomi, hesdernik, Hy"d, was one., 9/23/2012, 8:16 AM

You Cannot Commemorate What Doesn't Exist

Outright discrimination aimed at Israel was not exceptional, but was rather part of the Olympic fabric, even before the games begin. Good luck to our athletes!, 7/31/2012, 5:46 PM

Jerusalem, You Will Sit Alone No More

Pay heed, BBC and Mr. Morsi - Jerusalem has a Jewish destiny. G-d watches Jerusalem, the Temple Mount, the Jewish people and the nations. He sees who supports Jerusalem, who attacks her people. And He keeps His word., 7/26/2012, 12:05 PM

Hatikva Revisited

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Israeli Children at Play

This is a fifteen second marathon. , 6/26/2012, 5:21 PM

Beyond Ulpana: How Nationalists Can Win

There are positive outcomes from the defeat of the Ulpana law, as a result of the government's trying to placate the right and prevent another demolition. The right must be in the government to make sure it happens that way., 6/11/2012, 8:07 AM

The King

Prime Minister Netanyahu has been crowned king by Time Magazine. What are they inferring? What does it mean for us?, 5/22/2012, 8:52 AM

A Passover Lesson: Ugliness and Redemption

From the day G-d brought the Jews out of Egypt, the Jews appeared to have nothing good to say to Him., 4/4/2012, 12:56 PM

Likud Primaries: Like Shalom Aleichem's Silverware

Likud primaries are on Tuesday, January 31. A Feiglin supporter, who has written on the contrast between the candidates, expresses some cynical fears and warnings about the voting process. Political power struggles have led to shenanigans before. , 1/30/2012, 4:58 PM

Boycott Next Week's Likud Primary? Really?

Sometimes Israel seems like Alice in Wonderland, but the suggestion to boycott the Likud primary, says this writer, is acting like the Mad Hatter. After all, in Israel, losers also win., 1/24/2012, 3:01 PM

Labor's Lost, What of Kadima?

Kadima's message is useless, Labor is lost. But Netanyahu can stop vacillating and remember that you become strong by believing first in something positive and true that you can embrace and be passionate about., 1/19/2011, 1:32 PM