Monday Dec 09, 2013
Shaul Arieli is the left's map man, the expert on drawing lines to divide.
He has an op-ed in Haaretz, home to the harried humanists and zeroed-out Zionists, entitled 1967: A starting point to peace.
He notes therein that
A common conception of time is also important in understanding the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Three key years in the conflict, 1917, 1947 and 1967, mark three sets of events, each year with...
Tuesday Dec 03, 2013
I just sent this letter (alerted by felllow blogger EOZ) to the Canadian Globe and Mail newspaper, to the 'Letters to the Editor' column, the editor at the Foreign News desk and the Public Editor. Why I did --- after you read my letter.
Michael Bell maliciously maligns Jews in his op-ed, "How Israel's radical settlers stoke a political conundrum" (Dec. 3).
Not only was Danny Seidmann stoned by Arabs, as he...
Monday Nov 25, 2013
Minister Yair Shamir reviews Israel's strong legal position awarding it rights to and in Judea and Samaria. And he does so directly in contradistinction to an opinion published in this paper by local International Red Cross appointee, one Juan Pedro Schaerer.
Shamir, son of former Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Yitzhak Shamir, sums up the problem he has with Schaerer and the ICRC legal position he furthers so:...
Saturday Nov 23, 2013
Jennifer Rubin sees anti-Semitism in Tom Friedman's histrionics. And in right-wingers in America.
Melanie Phillips sees Munich:
We are indeed now facing the unthinkable. Not just that Iran is on the verge of being allowed to proceed to nuclear capability. The really unthinkable reality is that the enemies of the civilised world are not just to be found in Tehran. They are also in London, Brussels and...
Wednesday Nov 20, 2013
This appeared in the New York Times this week:
Diplomats and ministers from Israel and the Israel lobby have been working Congress, while officials from Arab Gulf states have been telling the Obama administration directly the same message: how much they oppose the proposed deal that Secretary of State John Kerry and the foreign ministers of France, Britain, Russia, China and Germany have drafted to trade limited sanctions relief...