Category: Current Commentry


May 28th, 2014
Is Israeli blood different from European blood? Is Palestinian blood different from Syrian blood? Of course not. So why are we ignoring the worst current mass massacres in the world of innocent people in Syria? Some 160,000 civilians h… more »


May 15th, 2014
Three related events came to my attention recently that deserve note. 1. When Middle East Arabs were poled recently about what type of government they wish to have, the great majority, some 80%, said they wanted a government like the Israelis… more »

My friend Norman D.

May 12th, 2014
My lifelong friend Norman Dlin was a Mentch. Not because his dedication to honesty and kindness, not because he loved Israel and was a MACHAL (foreign volunteer) from Canada during Israel War of Independence. He was much more than all of these. He deepl… more »

Progressives vs. Realists

May 11th, 2014
The coffee was good, and the Chocolate Moose birthday cake was a delight as my friend and I discussed our world views. Being a psychologist he could not stop from asking many questions to discover my inner feelings. He finally burst, a rarity for him: “… more »

PA and Hamas Unity?

April 25th, 2014
We are approaching Yom Hashoa, the Holocaust Remembrance Day. Few German Jews wanted to believe that Hitler and the Germans would really exterminate them. “His hate was just propaganda for internal consumption.” Some are still closing their eyes to th… more »