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In our last couple of outings, we met Karl Vick of Time Magazine, who in recent months has made a fool of himself gushing over the “charm” of Havana’s rubble and enthusing over Cuba’s “social equality” – meaning, of course, that everybody there except for members of the top brass is dirt-poor. 844 more words
I wrote this post on Tisha B’Av.
On Tisha B’Av, I was watching Gush Katif videos. It’s a fitting activity, music or not, because the expulsion of 8,600 Jews from their homes, and literally cutting off a limb of Israel, is one of the tragedies that led to tragedies of our time. 775 more words
The Islamic State has captured land totaling more than 20 times the size of Israel using a strategy of scaring people into surrender with public decapitations. 354 more words
In his seminal book about the history of Israel’s armed forces, Tsahal, military historian Pierre Razoux writes:
“Even though its influence tends to diminish, the army still occupies a central role in Israeli society. 501 more words