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To Market, To Market

To Market, To Market

  To market, to market to buy a fat pig; Home again, home again, jiggety-jig. To market, to market, to buy a fat hog; Home again, home again, jiggety-jog. Be the first to know – To market, to market, to buy a plum cake; Home again, home again, market is […]

by August 18, 2018
Why U.S. must expand, not withdraw, in Syria

Why U.S. must expand, not withdraw, in Syria

In early April, Trump stated that the US should withdraw its military forces from Syria. Secretary of Defense Mattis seems to have persuaded Trump to postpone this plan for at least six months, citing strategic necessity, with which I fully agree. Beyond that, however, US forces must not only remain […]

by August 12, 2018
‘To be cut off from one‘s people‘

‘To be cut off from one‘s people‘

The problem with discussing: "The Five Books of Moses" in English is that many times what is written in English is not even close to what is actually written in Hebrew. So, for example, most English translations of the Book of Genesis says that "Pontiphar" (the man who bought Joseph […]

by August 11, 2018
Wake up Europe – The Iran nuclear agreement was dodgy

Wake up Europe – The Iran nuclear agreement was dodgy

The 2015 atomic agreement strengthened the Iranian regime and enabled it to be even more aggressive. Financially it filled Tehran‘s war chest and gave Iran time to pursue its nuclear and missile ambitions. Israel from the onset said this to the Obama administration. Now the Trump administration has reached the […]

by August 11, 2018
Who‘s at fault? What to do?

Who‘s at fault? What to do?

In the aftermath of a messy afternoon when some 40,000 Gazans were sent to wreak havoc on, and if possible, over the border with Israel, and IDF personnel killed some 60 and wounded a thousand or two, we‘ve been flooded with commentary all over the intellectual map.   My Israeli […]

by August 11, 2018
The U.S. is teaching the world lessons

The U.S. is teaching the world lessons

Kim Jong Un is more or less celebrating peace because I feel someone in US government understood him. The North Korean Supreme leader is understood enough to be related to as someone who can be dealt with. By this I mean he could negotiate, correspond, and be congenial to others […]

by August 11, 2018
That time a first responder who was rescued returned to rescuing

That time a first responder who was rescued returned to rescuing

One of the things that I find in my field of work is an incredible amount of resiliency. When someone becomes a volunteer first responder it often becomes something that becomes stuck in a person‘s very being. Some say it gets in our blood. So much so, that even when […]

by August 11, 2018
The trouble with Iran

The trouble with Iran

That the current Iranian regime poses a problem for the free world is a fact of life.  It even poses a problem for Russia, its de facto ally in the Syrian conflict. But the Iranian dilemma comes into even sharper focus following US President Donald Trump’s withdrawal from the 2015 […]

by August 7, 2018
Standing tall for Israel means JNF

Standing tall for Israel means JNF

The meaning of the Jewish State, Israel, is that the Jewish Nation is rebuilding itself from almost scratch. For over 2000 years the Jews have been scattered around the world. After the destruction of the first Jewish Temple in 586 BCE, by King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon, and the expulsion of […]

by August 7, 2018
Sowing the seeds of Israel-hatred at summer camp

Sowing the seeds of Israel-hatred at summer camp

  By Deborah Gastfreund Schuss Parents, your long list of worries over sending your kids to summer camp has expanded in unexpected ways. This season, at least some counselors will be working Jewish campgrounds with the insidious mission of grooming your children to become anti-Israel ambassadors.  Be the first to […]

by August 7, 2018