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Say again? Who wants to help us?!?

I’ve belonged to the Hebrew University community in Jerusalem for eight years now, so you can take my word when I tell you that when various faculties hold extra-curricular lectures during class time, they usually don’t expect more than 20 or so students, who just happen to have a free period, to show up. 1,660 more words

Current Affairs

BRET STEPHENS: Israel’s Minister Without Apologies

Wall Street Journal: A rising conservative star says the old formulas for pursuing peace with the Palestinians are obsolete. The two-state solution? Not anytime soon. 78 more words

Politics

And Life Continues

It’s been a while since I’ve written. Israel has been going through some crazy times lately. At first my excuse was that it was the middle of semester. 1,592 more words

Current Affairs

Yom Kippur and false conceptions

Last Saturday Jews in Israel and Worldwide observed Yom Kippur. A day of repentance, forgiveness, fasting, prayer and soul searching.
This is also the anniversary of the 1973  962 more words

Hoover and Hebron

Writing about any aspect of the Jewish-Arab conflict inevitably exposes the writer to charges of political leanings. While historians strive for objectivity, the readers of a blog typically are also interested in the blogger’s personal perspective. 680 more words

Jewish History

See Why This Quick & Amazingly Simple Explanation Of What’s Going On In Gaza Is Making Big Waves

This is from Independent Journal Review.

Dennis Prager gives the best explanation of the Middle East situation, I have ever heard.

Radio talk show host Dennis Prager recently released a YouTube video in which he attempts to explain the Israeli-Arab conflict. 333 more words

Must Reads For The Week 8/2/14

Happy 102nd Birthday Milton Friedman, by Mark J. Perry, at aei-ideas.org. Although not a favorite of Austrian economists, reading his book Free to Choose started me on the correct road. 547 more words

Must Reads For The Week