ZWEIBON–Herbert, 84, beloved founder and Chairman of Americans for a Safe Israel/AFSI, is mourned by all who knew and loved him. Herb lived his life as a proud Zionist who remained constant in his conviction that only a safe, secure, and impregnable Israel, within its legitimate and historic borders, was the sole guarantor of Jews […]


Seizing the High Ground: Herbert Zweibon

HERBERT ZWEIBON, CHAIRMAN OF AMERICANS FOR A SAFE ISRAEL COMPLETED THIS EDITORIAL SHORTLY BEFORE HE DIED ON JANUARY 16TH, 2010.    “Let me first tell you one thing: It doesn’t matter what the world says about Israel; the only thing that matters is that we can exist here on the land of our forefathers.”  Ben […]


From the Editor: Rael Jean Isaac

From the Editor  “Mossad Vulture” Exonerated              After a vulture spent a week under arrest in Saudi Arabia, charged with being a “Mossad spy” and part of a “Zionist plot,”  Prince Bandar bin Saud al Saud announced the release of the unfortunate bird. The vulture, which had strayed into Saudi Arabia, had been tagged by […]


Send In The Clowns by William Mehlman

             The Peace Process is dead! …. Long live the Peace Process!              Only the terminally naïve would have thought an institution so venerable and with so wide a network of retainers could be shut down that easily. Put the kibosh on the longest-running show in diplomatic history? Because Mahmoud Abbas has lost interest? Because […]


Israel, 2010: A European Perspective..Elisabeth Sabaditsch-Wolff

Editors Note:  Sabaditsch-Wolff was part of  a delegation from Europe’s Counterjihad to Israel. It included leaders of such nationalist “new right” parties as  Sverigedemocraterna (Sweden), Vlaams Belang (Belgium), Die Freiheit (Germany) and  the Freedom Party (Austria).  During the trip, the group issued a “Jerusalem Declaration” asserting “Now that the totalitarian systems of the 20th century […]


Napoleon’s Letter to the Jews, 1799

    (In 1799, the French armies under Napoleon were camped outside of Acre. Napoleon issued a letter offering Palestine as a homeland to the Jews under French protection. The project was stillborn because Napoleon was defeated and was forced to withdraw from the Near East.)    Israelites, unique nation, whom, in thousands of years, lust of […]


A Shining Moment For American Jews by Ruth King

             This year marks the centennial of the birth of America’s 40th President, Ronald Reagan. There will be torrents of essays, quotes, and columns celebrating the wit, style and superb leadership of the President who restored American pride. For American Jews, his election signaled a major, if only temporary, realignment of political affiliation as a […]


Editor: Rael Jean Isaac
Editorial Board: Herbert Zweibon, Ruth King

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