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This was written in August 2014 and published on my blog as Why Do I Criticize The Israeli Government? My Response To Sam Harris . I'm posting it here because it's a long-form response to many views ...
by subir
Comment Count 50 comments on Tue Apr 21, 2015 at 08:39 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
The Holy Land has its problems. One big one, if we're going to be honest about this, is is that the Jewish community in Israel is plagued with dishonesty. During the run up to the March 17th ...
by waterstreet2008
Comment Count 38 comments on Tue Apr 14, 2015 at 08:53 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
And there's more. United Torah Judaism put the Knesset's Finance Committee on the table, plus the health portfolio. That Finance Committee chairmanship is looking to have a potential to be a back ...
by waterstreet2008
Comment Count 39 comments on Mon Apr 13, 2015 at 04:28 AM PDT with 22 Recommends
From last Wednesday: Contrary to corporate MSM: Israel's Kulanu "All Of Us" Party will decide the election Little did I know on Wednesday how close that title fit to post-election events. UPDATE: ...
by waterstreet2008
Comment Count 41 comments on Sun Mar 22, 2015 at 06:42 AM PDT with 43 Recommends
Yad Vashem and the Israeli government gave him a "Righteous among the Nations" medal. And then Israeli forces went ahead and killed six members of his extended family in Gaza by bombing their home. ...
by subir
Comment Count 50 comments on Sun Aug 17, 2014 at 05:20 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
Cross Posted at The Progressive Zionist Now that the Israeli elections are over the questions are just beginning. Questions such as, What coalitions will form? What if any change going forward will ...
by volleyboy1
Comment Count 52 comments on Thu Jan 24, 2013 at 12:01 PM PST with 17 Recommends
Cross Posted at The Progressive Zionist Well, if you thought the campaign season here (in the U.S.) was fraught with vitriol, charges against patriotism, all manner of crazed predictions... (as ...
by volleyboy1
Comment Count 102 comments on Fri Jan 11, 2013 at 12:23 PM PST with 37 Recommends
Today‘s New York Times publishes an op-ed from former President Jimmy Carter, adding additional support for President Obama‘s position that the 1967 borders, plus mutually-agreed upon swaps be ...
by HoundDog
Comment Count 31 comments on Thu May 26, 2011 at 11:07 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
In the Daily Beast. Peter Beinhart's incisive analysis,
by HoundDog
Comment Count 154 comments on Wed May 18, 2011 at 03:50 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
Nothing is final yet, but Prime Minister–designate Binyamin "Bibi" Netanyahu will present his government and cabinet ministers to the Knesset next week. The parties that have joined him are: ...
by aemathisphd
Comment Count 69 comments on Fri Mar 27, 2009 at 08:00 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
Haaretz reports: The vehicles were seized in the same area, but police declined to say if the three men were traveling in ...
by Eternal Hope
Comment Count 28 comments on Sun Feb 15, 2009 at 08:52 AM PST with 24 Recommends
For anyone who is expecting this diary to link American leadership to Israel and blamed them for all the problems in the Middle East, you might be disappointed. I was reminded again how bad a leader ...
by AntiConformist911
Comment Count 10 comments on Tue Jan 13, 2009 at 07:29 PM PST with 1 Recommend
So, it didn't take long for one of the political parties in Israel to co-opt the now-legendary theme of the Obama campaign - "Yes, we can". But, guess which party it was? The answer...after the ...
by dfb1968
Comment Count 17 comments on Thu Nov 27, 2008 at 08:50 AM PST with 2 Recommends
A magntiude 5.0 earthquake struck the Lebanon-Syria area on Feb. 15th, about 10 miles NE of Tyre, Lebanon, or ...
by DanK Is Back
Comment Count 34 comments on Thu Feb 21, 2008 at 10:15 AM PST with 4 Recommends
A response to my comment regarding Bill Maher's anti religious views while supporting Israel was the basis for this diary. As Maher has expressed secular views, I felt that Maher's support of Israel ...
by public good
Comment Count 27 comments on Fri Sep 28, 2007 at 11:22 PM PDT with 1 Recommend