Category: Current Commentry

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 »

Did President Bush bring on the Gaza wars?

November 22nd, 2012
Every recent American President prolonged the Arab Israeli conflict by forcing Israel to act against its own best interest. They have very strong leverage and use it to weakened Israel and thus prolong the tragedy there. With a weakened Israel, the Arab… more »