Tuesday, May 26, 2015 Sivan 8, 5775

By:
Caroline Glick- The Jerusalem Post.
What legacy has Ariel Sharon left, and what will be the long-term impact of that legacy on Israel? Since the prime minister was stricken by a stroke, columnists and commentators have been clamoring to describe Sharon and to define the impact of his years in power on Israel and the Mideast. Disturbingly, most of the commentators have based their views...
Comment0
By:
Douglas M. Bloomfield- JE Feature
What are a few insults among friends when so much money is at stake? Very little. At least that seems to be the thinking of the Israeli government, which has apparently found 50 million reasons to forgive the hate-spewing Rev. Pat Robertson for declaring that Ariel Sharon's stroke was divine retribution for the Gaza pullout last summer. Money and power...
Comment0
By:
The New York Times continues its long-term project of enshrining American Communists. Generally, the process takes place on the obituary pages these days as these former radicals reach their 80s and 90s, and begin dying off. Times reporters indulge in hagiography for several column inches, making these people sound like saints simply because they held fast to their ideals. The...
Comment0
By:
C'est La Vie: Leaders Come, Leaders Go, Though Some Prove Unforgettable Columnist Tim Hames writes in The Times of London ( www.timesonline.co.uk ) on Jan. 9 about the absence of an Arab Sharon: "The graveyards, Charles de Gaulle once remarked, are full of indispensable men. Ariel Sharon would doubtless agree. "De Gaulle and Mr. Sharon have more than a sense...
Comment0
Focus on pliability of Sharon's successor ignores the real 'peace process' story
By:
A week into the post-Ariel Sharon era of U.S.-Israeli relations, some things are already clearer than they were just a few days ago. The first is that although the Bush administration is worried about whether any of the prime minister's possible successors will be as skillful at orchestrating territorial withdrawals as Sharon was, no change in policy toward Israel is...
Comment0

Advertisement