Monthly Archives: May 2010

Will Bibi’s Return to Favor Help Obama in the Mid-Term Elections?

by James M. Wall Bibi Netanyahu is on a roll these days. Settler violence against Palestinians? Who notices anymore.  Malnourished children in Gaza?  Israel and the US took care of that by burying the Goldstone Report. Activists in those pesky … Continue reading

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War Destroys Jabra Home on Baghdad’s Princesses’ Street

by James M. Wall The Nakba has claimed another victim. This time it was not the death of one of the millions of Palestinians driven from their homes by the 1948 creation of the modern state of Israel. In this … Continue reading

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All Goes Well When Rahm and Ross Meet the Rabbis; Or Does It?

by James M. Wall The White House hosted two recent meetings with a carefully selected group of 15 American rabbis, Orthodox, Reformed and Conservative. Note carefully, the 15 rabbis are religious leaders. The first meeting in the White House was … Continue reading

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“The nation that oppresses another nation forges its own chains”

by James M. Wall Yitzhar Laor, writing in Ha’aretz, says the Israeli people are eager to know many things. But the one thing they do not want to know is that for 43 years they have oppressed another people. They … Continue reading

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Denial of Human Rights Stains and Links Both the US and Israel

by James M. Wall Update Highlighted Below: Monday AM, May 10 Under a seldom used 1940 US law, an American citizen found guilty of serving in the German or Japanese armies during armed hostilities, would lose their citizenship. This week, … Continue reading

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Hard to Believe Hashem Sanctions Schumer’s Defense of Israel

by James M. Wall Charles Colson, the former Nixon special counsel-turned-Christian radio commentator, told his listeners God allowed Hurricane Katrina to remind the United States how important it is to win the “war on terror”. That’s the way folks like Chuck … Continue reading

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