Atlantic Monthly writer Jeffrey Goldberg penned an op-ed in the NY Times yesterday that pretty much sums up the Arab Israel conflict in a way that too many peace seeking anti-Israel leftists often miss. In his travails through Hamas territory, Goldberg elicited the most honest interviews with Hamas leaders. The outcome: Hamas, Hezbollah, Iran and […]
Carter, at it again…
When I wrote this piece on the findings of that objective James Carter/James Baker study on how Israel is the root of all of the world’s problems, I erred in positioning it as a “Final Opportunity” for Jimmy. My hope that his senility would kick in and prevent any more idiocy from pouring out of […]
WHAT ISRAEL needs is a new approach. One that will keep it important – central – to the lives and hearts of people around the world, living in an ever more secularized and assimilated society. Many young Israelis themselves, tired of living in a perpetual state of war and with internal religious struggles, no longer feel the Zionism of their elders.
Daunting questions stemming from as far back as Sabra and Shatila haunt Israelis. They continue with failed terrorist assassination attempts, bad press in Jenin, as well as in Gaza and Amona, the Second Lebanon War fiasco, and then the countless, pointless and absolutely heartbreaking collection of corruption stories on every level of Israel’s government and of every variety, from money to sex. Israel was supposed to be the savior of the Jewish people and the return to Zion that God promised in the Bible. Yet Jews are debating whether Israel today is that redemption from Diaspora. How to improve Israel’s image? The simple solution for now is better public relations.