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Uneasy in Jerusalem

By Dow Marmur Jerusalem (Dec. 7, 2017) – For many years and especially after we came to live in Jerusalem, my rare moments of optimism about the Israeli-Palestinian situation were linked to the hope that the status quo would prevail. I couldn’t see any signs that pointed to an improvement of the situation but considerable […]

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Foolishness and hypocrisy

By Dow Marmur Jerusalem (Nov. 26, 2017) – Tzipi Hotovely is an Israeli success story. Born in 1978 to immigrants from Georgia she became a lawyer and is now a doctoral student at Tel Aviv University. She married a lawyer and is the mother of two young children. For the last eight years she has […]

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Turning threats into opportunities

By Dow Marmur Jerusalem (Nov. 19, 2017) – Iran building a military base in Syria close to the border with Israel and its sponsorship of the anti-Israel terrorist force Hezbollah in Lebanon may, after all, turn out to be not quite as ominous as it seems. According to the principle “my enemy’s enemy is my […]

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A triple threat

By Dow Marmur Jerusalem (Nov. 15, 2017) – On the face of it, it doesn’t look good. Israel seems to be under threat from its neighbours, its friends in the Diaspora and its own politicians. 1A. In the South, Islamic Jihad in Gaza, with Hamas turning a blind eye, appears to be planning retaliation for […]

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