Category: Current Commentry

A PEACEFUL, DEMOCRATIC ARAB WORLD?

March 15th, 2013
If the Jews had not built the modern state of Israel, the Middle East would have been peaceful, cooperative, modern and would have the advantages of Europeans nations: an adequate standard of living, free election, women equality, democracy, and no wars… more »

The quiet Kotel

February 8th, 2013
I like to fold myself into a small ball and just observe. The fish do not notice me and I can see them in their natural habitat without disturbing their routine. It is a fascinating experience and I do it every time we snorkeled in Hawaii. But I also do… more »

A ltr to a friend- Israel needs our support!

January 15th, 2013
My friend, your concerns about Israel are understandable. Your heart is in the right place. But that is not enough. Israel is not perfect and will never be- as no human affair can be. It is a young state under continuous stress of survival. Amazing res… more »

Al Gore and Al Jazeera-by Jonathan Tobin

January 8th, 2013
Jonathan S. Tobin | @tobincommentary 01.04.2013 - 10:15 AM The sale of Al Gore's Current TV to Al Jazeera is apparently more than just a business deal in which the world's most prominent critic of fossil fuels made a fortune with an oil-rich emirate.… more »

Answer to a Doubter

December 3rd, 2012
Answer to a doubter: It is simple: As the US and its administration needs to think about its own needs, so does Israel, or any other country. Netanyahu's responsibility is to satisfy his coalition, that is the way political democracy works. And he… more »