Sunday, April 30, 2017

Does the world needs yet another book on American Jewish history? The short answer is yes. Here is why...

Full article here: History

Friday, April 28, 2017

How we got to today does actually matter - The Six Day War in context

You have joined this movie already in progress.

"Occupied" territories?
 "Palestinian Occupied Territories"  "Israeli Occupied West Bank" --

What is the prequel to this story?

This is the prequel...

Where were you in 1967?

The yarmulke adds a nice touch, no?

America Israel Public Affairs Committee in the Trump Era/J Street Era

Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Antisemitism, Trump and the Blame Game

We now know that an Israeli-American teenager made the bomb threats against US Jewish community centers. 

It struck me that the American Jewish community’s intramural bickering over anti-Semitism deserved a deeper look. 

I was curious why liberals needed to point to one kind of antisemitism while conservatives felt compelled to point in a different direction. 

Why —besides ideological rigidity — not go beyond the either/or?

And why is April 19th a day to be extra cautious...

All this led to the tour d'horizon below.

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