Mideast

AFSI AND CAMP DAVID

Americans for a Safe Israel opposed the Camp David Treaty that returned teh Sinai Peninsula to Egypt and promised “autonomy” to the Arabs of Judea and Samaria. We supported the citizens of the thriving community in Yamit who were uprooted in that shameful agreement with Sadat. We denounced “autonomy” on the grounds that it would […]

Mideast

“SOCIAL JUSTICE” A LA CARTE: WILLIAM MEHLMAN

‘Social Justice’ a la carte William Mehlman Editor’s note:  Israel is currently governed by a coalition led by the Likud Party headed by Benjamin Netanyahu.  The Kadima Party, led by Tsipi Livni, is the major opposition party and, with 28 seats, is the largest single party in the Knesset. Kadima was created in November 2005 […]

Mideast

FROM THE EDITOR: RAEL JEAN ISAAC

Islamic Emirate in Sinai?   This is the forecast of journalist Khaled Abu Toameh if Egyptian authorities do not move rapidly to regain control of Sinai–“the Sinai peninsula” says Toameh “could soon become a separate Islamic emirate run by Salafis, Hamas and Al Qaeda.”                 Alex Joffe of the Institute for Jewish and Community Research […]

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BENJAMIN BOUILLON: DAVID ISAAC

  Who could forget the dramatic meeting in May when Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told President Obama in no uncertain terms that Israel would not go back to the 1967 lines? When he said “that a peace based on illusions will crash eventually on the rocks of Middle Eastern reality”?                 Netanyahu received much deserved praise […]

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NORWAY AND ANTI-SEMITISM: MANFRED GERSTENFELD

  A huge international debate has developed around who is responsible for influencing the thoughts of the despicable Norwegian mass murderer, Anders Breivik. His acts have also generated much unusual international publicity about Norway. This is therefore an appropriate time to investigate another type of Norwegian hate mongering: the major anti-Semitism and anti-Israelism there.                 There […]

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IN THE GARDEN OF THE BEASTS: RITA KRAMER

                Those accounts we have of life in Germany during the twelve-year Reich have been written by the persecuted, the hunted, the hidden who managed to survive.  In this engrossing, sad, and sometimes infuriating book we learn what it was like to be a stranger, a neutral observer, in the early years of Hitler’s creation […]

Mideast

JOSEPH TRUMPELDOR’S MESSAGE: VICTOR SHARPE

  Born in 1880, Joseph Trumpeldor grew up in the small town of Piatigorsk in the Caucasus region of Russia and spent much of his youth wandering among the foothills of the Caucasian mountain range.                 Young Joseph’s father was forcibly conscripted into the Czarist army for 25 years. This was the cruel policy implemented by […]

Mideast

ERNEST “PUTZI” HANFSTAENGL, HARVARD AND MOCK TRIALS: RUTH KING

 In this issue, historian Rita Kramer reviews Eric Larson’s Garden of the Beasts–a narrative of the experiences of the American ambassador to Germany during the years 1933-1938.                 In the book Ambassador Dodd records how the Nazis–from lower communications agency bureaucrats up to Goebbels and Hitler himself–were deeply unsettled by the American State Department’s  inability […]

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

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