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  • Ten years to the ‘disengagement’ from Gaza: One reason to rejoice

    By Shmuel Rosner

    August 6, 2015 | 4:05 am

    We, the Jews, are a people used to expulsion and immigration. And we have a long memory. We were exiled from Jerusalem many years ago, as all Jews were reminded on Tisha BeAv. We were kicked out of Spain, and from Portugal, and from England, and within Russia into the so called...

  • Abbas has a strategy of escalation and he is in a dangerously bad mood

    By Shmuel Rosner

    September 29, 2014 | 4:02 am

    Israel has not "chosen to make" this year or any other year "a year of a new war of genocide perpetrated against the Palestinian people". Mahmoud Abbas' speech to the UN, at the center of which he made this preposterous lie, was, as Nahum Barnea noted, a declaration of war. It was...

  • March 20, 2013

    By Shmuel Rosner

    March 20, 2013 | 3:24 am

    The US

    Headline:  Obama heads to Israel amid low expectations

    To Read:  Eliot Cohen believes that the price the US has to pay for living up to its word and preventing global chaos is definitely payable:

    Americans take for granted the world in which they grew up—a world in...

  • Jewish Refugees Re-emerges as Issue for Israel-Palestinian Peace

    September 10, 2012 | 10:54 am

    A conference in Jerusalem has launched an element new to the mix of public prattle but nevertheless replete with historical bona fides: the rights of 850,000 Jewish refugees forced from Arab countries between 1948 and 1951 and certified as refugees by the United Nations.

  • Netanyahu’s Tactical Mistake

    By David Newman

    June 13, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made a major tactical blunder when he pushed through the vote in the Likud Party central committee to the effect that they would no longer discuss or consider the future establishment of a Palestinian state as a means to resolving the...