Jewish Journal

Middle East Peace Requires A Warmer Nest

By Avi Davis

September 6, 2010 | 5:46 pm

There is an old Yiddish proverb ” Beware of still water, a still dog and a still enemy”.  That is an adage Benjamin Netanyahu’s peace delegation might take to heart as it prepares for... read on

  • Is There a Word in Hebrew for Treason?

    By Avi Davis

    September 6, 2010 | 5:32 pm

    Ahmed Tibi is an Arab and the Deputy Speaker of Israel’s Parliament, The Knesset.  As such, he enjoys a immunity from prosecution for incitement and for making statements which could be interpreted as endangering his country’s security.  Indeed, over the past three years... read on

  • Michael Lerner’s Night of Broken Glass

    By Avi Davis

    May 9, 2010 | 5:40 pm

    Pity Michael Lerner.  The oft quoted far left rabbi from Berkeley, the famous avatar of the Clintonian Politics of Meaning, has been the victim lately of a vicious blow-back against his political positions - most particularly his embrace of South African jurist Richard Goldstone as... read on


    By Avi Davis

    May 4, 2010 | 4:43 pm

    Last week, a full page advertisement appeared in seven major Jewish newspapers around the country.  Placed by the self proclaimed Israeli advocacy institute J Street, it presented a letter from former leftist Meretz leader Yossi Sarid addressed to the Nobel Laureate, Elie Wiesel. ... read on

  • Theodor Herzl: A Rememberance

    By Avi Davis

    May 3, 2010 | 11:33 am

    If anyone in the mid-1880s had identified the young Viennese dandy, Theodor Herzl, as a likely savior of the Jewish people, he would have almost certainly been laughed off as a fantasist.

    Herzl, born 150 years ago this week, was then a law school graduate whose facility for the... read on

  • Netanyahu and nuclear deterrence

    By Avi Davis

    April 26, 2010 | 5:13 pm

    These are not the easiest of days for Benjamin Netanyahu.  The Israeli prime-minister is faced with a growing nuclear threat from Iran, collapsing relations with neighboring Arab countries and the worst crisis in U.S.- Israeli relations since the 1956 Suez War.  And just when he... read on

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