Category Archives: Israel

Six Days and 50 Years of War – by Brett Stevens – NYT

“In June 1967 Arab leaders declared their intention to annihilate the Jewish state, and the Jews decided they wouldn’t sit still for it. For the crime of self-preservation, Israel remains a nation unforgiven.Unforgiven, Israel’s milder critics say, because the Six-Day … Continue reading

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A Settler’s View of Israel’s Future – The New York Times

“HEBRON, West Bank — Last week, Israel’s Parliament passed a controversial bill that allows the government to retroactively authorize contested West Bank Jewish communities by compensating previous Palestinian land claimants. Opposition parties warn that this law could open Israel to … Continue reading

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President Trump- Will You Save the Jews? – Thomas Friedman – NYT

“Dear President Trump: These are the moments that make or break a presidency. First you were tested by a rival — Russia — and utterly failed to appreciate the corrosive impact on our democracy of your indulgence of Russia’s hacking … Continue reading

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Israel Bulldozes Democracy – The New York Times

“HAIFA, Israel — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel is expected to visit Washington this week to meet with President Trump, presumably to discuss the political philosophy they share: power through hate and fear. A government that bars refugees and … Continue reading

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Who’s Afraid of Nonviolence? – The New York Times

“Issa Amro, a native of the city of Hebron and a prominent Palestinian advocate of nonviolent resistance, has been waiting now for nearly two months to find out when he can expect to face trial in an Israeli military courtroom. … Continue reading

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The Contest Over Israel Aid – The New York Times

  “For many years, substantial assistance was warranted in recognition of Israel’s peace treaty with Egypt and its need to defend against hostile Arab states. There is a compelling need for the United States’ continued commitment to Israel’s security, which … Continue reading

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Netanyahu, Prime Minister of the State of Israel-Palestine, by Tom Friedman – The New York Times

“Israel has recently been under intense criticism on the world stage. Some of it, like the “boycott, divestment, sanctions” (B.D.S.) campaign, is a campus movement to destroy Israel masquerading as a political critique. But a lot of it is also … Continue reading

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Read Hillary Clinton’s Speech to AIPAC | TIME

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“And here is a third choice. Will we keep working toward a negotiated peace or lose forever the goal of two states for two peoples? Despite many setbacks, I remain convinced that peace…

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Hillary Clinton and Other Candidates on Counterterrorism – The New York Times

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After the Brussels attacks, the G.O.P. front-runners offered bravado, while Clinton articulated a sensible approach to counterterrorism. Source: Hillary Clinton and Other Candidates on Counterterrorism – The New York Times David Lindsay Hamden,…

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