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Jul 8, 2018, 1:43 AM
The Future of the Golan Heights
Ongoing Middle East wars within states are not too dissimilar to those of other regions and times. There are many ceasefires negotiated or impromptu, weather permitting. Ceasefires however are not the end of the conflict. Sometimes resent ferments for...
Jul 7, 2018, 12:57 AM
The Zionist’s Guide To The World Cup–Day 22
WARNING: This blog will contain an obscure reference to the Napoleonic Wars as the 1812 Invasion of Russia/War & Peace theme is driven completely into the ground. But first, let's look at today's quarterfinals.... It was yet another day of...
Jul 4, 2018, 12:56 AM
The Zionist’s Guide To The World Cup–Day 20
Pick your analogy: 1) Rosencrantz and Guildenstern repeatedly flipping a coin which always ends up heads in the first scene of "Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead;" or 2) Lucy snatching away the other kind of football just before Charlie Brown...
Jul 3, 2018, 8:07 AM
The Zionist’s Guide To The World Cup — Day 19
In yesterday’s blog post, I advised those using the Zionist’s Guide rankings for betting purposes to wait one day before betting the farm. Mexico outplayed Brazil in the first half and was unlucky not to score at least once....
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...
Jul 2, 2018, 7:18 AM
The Zionist’s Guide to the World Cup — Day 18
I don't know if anyone out there in the internet ether is using the Zionist's Guide rankings as a betting guide, but the rankings did provide three of the four winners so far. If, however, the rankings do presage...
Jul 1, 2018, 9:01 AM
The Zionist’s Guide To The World Cup — Day 17
Argentina has given the Zionist Guide more consternation than any other country during this World Cup cycle. First, they scheduled the friendly with Israel, then cancelled it due to political pressures from various quarters. We stuck with them in...
Jun 29, 2018, 6:40 AM
The Zionist’s Guide to the World Cup — Day 15
Good news from Samara (if such a thing is possible): The Coffee Growers of Colombia beat the impressive Senegalese squad in a decisive match in Group H, 1-0. In doing so, Los Cafeteros not only win the group, but...
Jun 28, 2018, 7:49 AM
The Zionist’s Guide to the World Cup–Day 14
Wow. Auf wiedersehen, Deutschland. For the first time ever, the Germans failed to make it out of the group stage at the World Cup. To add to the insult, their decisive defeat came at the hands of a South Korean...
Jun 28, 2018, 12:12 AM
The Bovis “Bible”
If English-language readers are seriously interested in the diplomatic history prior to and following the establishment of the State of Israel in 1948, the Bovis “Bible” is the most complete and accurate history. I call it the “Bible” because...