Thursday, December 25, 2014 Tevet 3, 5775

The conventional wisdom about the Middle East proves wrong again
By:
The world has been watching northern Israel get pounded by Hezbollah rockets live on TV -- and Israel pound right back. Dozens of Israelis are dead, and so are more than 200 Lebanese. The latter had the bad luck of being in the way of Israeli retaliatory fire aimed at the terrorists, who launched this latest round of warfare with...
Comment0
As this paper goes to press, the latest chapter in the State of Israel's nearly 60-year-old War of Independence has not ended, as fighting between the Israel Defense Force and terrorist groups along its northern and southern borders continues at breakneck speed. As was the case when, on the first day of its modern existence, Israelis witnessed assaults on its...
Comment0
By:
David Kimche
A few days ago, I contacted an acquaintance high up in the Fatah Party hierarchy and asked him how he thought the present crisis in Gaza could be resolved. "The Hamas people," he said, "have climbed up a very tall tree and don't know how to get down." Then, he added, "Next to that tree is another tall tree, and...
Comment0
The Value of One Life As the current impasse in Gaza moves into its third week, Israeli politicians have begun debating the thing most of them swear they won't do: make a deal with Hamas terrorists to save the life of a kidnapped Israeli soldier. The dilemma facing Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert is an unenviable one. Either he must...
Comment0
By:
Stu Goldman
Comment0

Advertisement