Tags » Ariel Sharon

Toward A New Two-State Solution

The idea that the two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is dead has been repeated so many times in the
past several years that it has taken on the droning sound of a mantra. 127 more words


"Today, I read a letter from Ariel Sharon's son : “We need to flatten entire neighborhoods in Gaza. Flatten all of Gaza... The Americans didn’t stop with Hiroshima”."

2 February, 2015

To the UN Office of the Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide,

I read a letter this summer written by Ayelet Shaked, lawmaker in Israel :

181 more words
Israel Genocide

Auschwitz Liberated 70 Years Today Shevat 13

What a great day to see the liberation of Auschwitz 70 years ago.  It is 13 Shevat today and Argentina just had a 6.3 earthquake.  So what you say?   331 more words


Mark Twain and Herman Melville in Jerusalem

This week I took a day hike through the Old City looking for the two primary hotels used by travelers from the in the 19th century. 389 more words


Iranian news website: “Tehran targeted Netanyahu’s two sons”

by Shay Belalo
January 25, 2015

The assassination of Iranian senior General continues to irritate Teheran….Today the Mashark news website, which is known for being in close relations with the Revolutionary Guards, challenged Israel with a dramatic plan to kill some of the family members of Israel’s heads of state, in retaliation to the alleged assassination.  58 more words

Israel & Middle East

Final goodbye: Roll call of some who died in 2014

They each turned a moment of violence into a call to action. For James Brady, that moment came when he was shot and wounded by a would-be presidential assassin. 2,188 more words

National / World

Israel Moves Toward The Election That Netanyahu Could Lose -- But neither Livni nor Herzog inspire much support

Tzipi Livni, December 3, 2014. AFP photo

By Asher Schechter

Israel: Come March 17, Tzipi Livni might just actually unseat Benjamin Netanyahu. For the recently-fired justice minister this should serve as long-waited, much-welcomed vengeance: Netanyahu, after all, not only sacked her last week but also took her chance to become prime minister in 2009, after she won the most seats in the Knesset but failed to form a coalition by herself. 1,460 more words