Sunday Jul 27, 2014
I found the following letter so realistically descriptive of civilian life in Israel under fire that I couldn't resist publishing it on my blog. Aviation lawyer, Charles Abelsohn is a Truth be Told (TbT) stalwart and founder member
A Friday night meal in Israel
By Charles Abelsohn
Last Friday night, I returned from synagogue in Israel, sat down for the main meal of the week, our Shabbat meal, made Kiddush, the...
Monday Jul 21, 2014
By Maurice Ostroff
The demand by Hamas that the blockade be lifted before even negotiating a ceasefire leads straight to the IMPORTANT question about its purpose. Was the blockade imposed because of the rockets or did rocket fire start because of the blockade?
The answer will surprise many, including the BBC, France 24 and other influential mainstream media as well as politicians and journalists with short memories. When Israel...
Tuesday Jun 03, 2014
Dear Caroline Glick,
It is with diffidence that I venture to criticize the award-winning erudite and widely read Senior Contributing Editor of The Jerusalem Post.
Much as I appreciate your very cogent analyses of Israeli politics, I have difficulty with some of what I consider to be your counterproductive content. I hope you will forgive me for being as frank in this piece, as you are with others...
Thursday Apr 03, 2014
The heroic search for evidence of the missing aircraft under extremely difficult conditions in an area reported to have spanned, at one stage, nearly 3 million square miles is reminiscent of the WW2 search for German submarine U Boats which sank 3,500 commercial vessels and 175 warships in the Battle of the Atlantic. Churchill's unforgettable tribute to the RAF pilots who successfully fought the Battle of Britain...
Monday Mar 31, 2014
First published in American Thinker under the title "Factoids and the green Line"
By Maurice Ostroff
A primer for pundits who express "authoritative" comments about the Arab-Israel conflict.
Tagged on to the end of a word, the suffix "oid" indicates resemblance to that word, for example an anthropoid resembles, but is not, a human being. Norman Mailer coined the word...