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Jul 25, 2018, 3:44 PM
This is a fix for the editorial headline
This is a fix for the editorial underline
Jul 7, 2018, 10:43 AM
Dialogue with a “Former Israel Supporter”
Here is an email dialogue that I had recently with someone who criticized my writings in Times of Israel and identified themselves as a "Former Israel Supporter." Him: "I ran into your rambling in TOI. Just what we need -...
Jul 3, 2018, 8:10 AM
Israel, Gaza, and International Law
Did Israel Violate International Law during the Recent Gaza Demonstrations Pro-Palestinian commentators and social media activists have been lambasting Israel over the course of the recent Gaza demonstrations for violating international law with proclamations of war crimes and human rights...
Jul 2, 2018, 10:20 PM
Why Palestinians Are History’s Oldest Refugees
Before traveling through Israel, Jordan, and Egypt last fall, I selected native-born guides from each country in order to get both a historical and cultural perspective of their land and people. My two Jordanian guides were Palestinians who were...
Jun 28, 2018, 7:14 PM
“Embedded” Reporting: The Great Impartiality vs. Objectivity Debate
Journalism has become one of the most controversial aspects of the Israel-Palestine conflict, essentially exploding into a second front of a war over cultural, ideological and political disputes. The media can be a useful weapon if one wields it...
Jun 25, 2018, 12:14 AM
Is The ACLU Reconsidering Its Role?
The disclosure of an internal memo at The American Civil Liberties Union has questioned whether the ACLU, long the standard bearer for the protection of free speech at all costs, the First Amendment, is considering modifying their position. "Our defense...
Jun 23, 2018, 11:41 PM
A Message to the IfNotNow Folk
Hi there. I understand that you distributed granola to Birthright participants at JFK airport last week and then presented them with material criticizing Israel's military occupation of the West Bank. The purpose of Birthright is to encourage young people to...
Moshe-Mordechai van Zuiden
Jun 20, 2018, 3:57 AM
The little ugly Zionism
Once upon a time, there was a very ugly lady. It's not nice to say but she really looked not so hot. No one liked her in any way whatsoever. At least, that's how it seemed. One day, however, it...
Jun 19, 2018, 12:11 AM
Please Don’t Burn Israel Anymore
So why does Hamas in Gaza keep sending thousands of incendiary kites and flaming balloons into Israel? On one hand, they claim a "March of Return" to Israel--even though it's the Jewish people that were forcibly expelled from just about...
Jun 16, 2018, 3:16 PM
Succoring Your Enemy
Imagine that Mexico was one of America’s worst enemies. Imagine that Mexico was an undemocratic country that was ruled by terrorists who adhered to a 1-man, 1-vote, 1-time policy and refused to allow new elections. Imagine that Mexico’s rulers...