Amb. (ret.) Yoram Ettinger

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Sukkot guide for the perplexed, 2021

Sukkot guide for the perplexed, 2021

A primer with facts and customs for the holiday of joy.Amb. (ret.) Yoram Ettinger, 20/09/2021 15:30
Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement) - Guide for the Perplexed

Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement) - Guide for the Perplexed

A summary of facts and background informaation concerning the holiest day of the Jewish year. Op-ed.Amb. (ret.) Yoram Ettinger, 15/09/2021 07:00
Open letter to Prime Minister Bennett as he visits the USA

Open letter to Prime Minister Bennett as he visits the USA

PM Bennett, you will have to decide whether to blur your positions and be popular or advocate for them and gain respect. Op-ed.Ambassador (ret.) Yoram Ettinger, 24/08/2021 22:10
2021 Afghanistan is not 1975 Vietnam

2021 Afghanistan is not 1975 Vietnam

The differences run deep, despite superficial similarites and show the Afghanistan retreat to be a much more negative game changer. Op-ed.Amb. (ret.) Yoram Ettinger, 19/08/2021 11:31
Israel's evolution into a Force-Multiplier for the USA

Israel's evolution into a Force-Multiplier for the USA

Unlike NATO, South Korea and Japan, Israel has extended the strategic arm of the US with no need for US military personnel. Op-ed.Amb. (ret.) Yoram Ettinger, 20/06/2021 12:44
Secretary Blinken Is wrong on Israel's demography

Secretary Blinken Is wrong on Israel's demography

Blinken is relying on inflated, erroneous Palestinian Authority numbers and overlooking the Jewish demographic tailwind in Israel. Op-ed.Amb. (ret.) Yoram Ettinger, 21/04/2021 22:00
Jordan's volatility alerts the US to Middle East reality

Jordan's volatility alerts the US to Middle East reality

Of the 11 million Muslims killed in wars and terrorism since 1948, just 0.3% died in wars against Israel. Most violence is internal. Op-ed.Ambassador (ret.) Yoram Ettinger, 07/04/2021 04:00
Middle East quandary

Middle East quandary

Israel has been a unique cost-effective, battle-tested counter-terrorism laboratory for the USA in its combat with Islamic terror. Op-ed.Amb. (ret.) Yoram Ettinger, 31/03/2021 12:00
Passover and the mutually beneficial US-Israel bond

Passover and the mutually beneficial US-Israel bond

Heine said that since the Exodus, freedom has always spoken with a Hebrew Accent - and America was founded as the land of freedom. Op-ed.Amb. (ret.) Yoram Ettinger, 26/03/2021 12:30
Congress – Israel's most systematic and challenging ally

Congress – Israel's most systematic and challenging ally

Congress has systematically supported Israel and bolstered US-Israel cooperation, expressing the view of most US citizens. And now? Op-ed.Amb. (ret.) Yoram Ettinger, 02/03/2021 23:00
The Palestinian Issue – a Land-for-Peace proposition?

The Palestinian Issue – a Land-for-Peace proposition?

The land acquired by Israel kn 1967 is not the issue. Opinion.Amb. (ret.) Yoram Ettinger, 19/02/2021 15:30
President Biden and the Muslim Brotherhood trap

President Biden and the Muslim Brotherhood trap

The Muslim Brotherhood has worked hard at obfuscating the West through its 2-pronged operation: political and subversive. And Biden? Op-ed.Amb. (ret.) Yoram Ettinger, 11/02/2021 07:22
Tu B'shvat Guide for the Perplexed

Tu B'shvat Guide for the Perplexed

Tu B'shvat highlights gratitude for the creation of fruit-bearing trees, also found in the blessing said before consuming any fruit. Op-ed.Amb. (ret.) Yoram Ettinger, 28/01/2021 08:27
Is bipartisan support for Israel still in the cards?

Is bipartisan support for Israel still in the cards?

Denigrating the Founding Fathers has eroded the common denominator between Democrats and Republican- and bipartisan support of Israel.Op-ed.Amb. (ret.) Yoram Ettinger, 22/01/2021 10:00
CIA Director-designate William Burns' track record

CIA Director-designate William Burns' track record

Burns as the next Director of the CIA highlights Biden's determination to join a renegotiated nuclear agreement with Iran's Ayatollahs.Op-edAmb. (ret.) Yoram Ettinger, 13/01/2021 23:59
Israel's economy defies COVID-19

Israel's economy defies COVID-19

Numbers speak for themselves, and while small businesses and workers will need help to recover, the data here will make it possible. Op-ed.Amb. (ret.) Yoram Ettinger, 24/12/2020 08:00
Hanukkah for the Perplexed: A brief guide to the Holiday of Lights

Hanukkah for the Perplexed: A brief guide to the Holiday of Lights

Tonight is the first night of Hanukkah, the holiday not found in the Bible because the miraculous story occurred after its completion.Amb. (ret.) Yoram Ettinger, 10/12/2020 13:44
Antony Blinken's track record

Antony Blinken's track record

A person's track record is usually essential for predicting his behavior. Blinken's Middle East policies do not bode well for Israel. Op-ed/Amb. (ret.) Yoram Ettinger, 25/11/2020 08:00
November election impact on US National Security

November election impact on US National Security

The US election will be determined mainly by domestic issues, but its impact on homeland security and foreign affairs is massive. Op-ed.Amb. (ret.) Yoram Ettinger, 18/10/2020 18:00
Palestinian Arab claims of continuity

Palestinian Arab claims of continuity

Research shows that most Arabs came to the area called Palestine in the 19th and 20th centuries, looking for work. Op-ed.Amb. (ret.) Yoram Ettinger, 30/08/2020 09:00
Is the Palestinian issue a core cause of Middle East turbulence?

Is the Palestinian issue a core cause of Middle East turbulence?

None of the threats facing today's Arab world is triggered by the Palestinian Arab issue and none affected by the lack of a solution. Op-ed.Amb. (ret.) Yoram Ettinger, 12/06/2020 15:59
Palestinian Arab state track record: Impact on US interests

Palestinian Arab state track record: Impact on US interests

The best predictor of future behavior is past behavior. This is as applicable to foreign & national security policy as to psychology. Op-ed.Amb. (ret.) Yoram Ettinger, 01/06/2020 12:30