An Israeli response to suffering in Gaza

By Dow Marmur Jerusalem (Feb. 15, 2017) – One reason why even liberal Israelis have qualms about a Palestinian state is because of what happened in the Gaza Strip after the Israeli disengagement in 2005. At the time many of us applauded the Israeli withdrawal in the belief that this was the first step in […]

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Premature euphoria

By Dow Marmur Jerusalem (Feb. 13, 2017) – Israel’s right-wing politicians are euphoric. The prophet whom Bible scholars call the Second Isaiah proclaimed King Cyrus (6th century BCE) as the Messiah. I wouldn’t be surprised if some ideologue in Naftali Bennett’s Habayit Hayehudi party wouldn’t want to do the same to President Trump, even though […]

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The Trump-Netanyahu Bromance

Harry Schachter Feb. 10, 2017 – Donald Trump and Benjamin Netanyahu meet at the White House in just a few days, on February 15. During the presidential campaign Trump had said he would be “the best thing that could ever happen to Israel.” When Trump was elected, and especially when he named the polarizing David […]

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Save Israel from Trump

By Dow Marmur Jerusalem (Feb. 2, 2017) – Robert Fulford is known in Canada as a distinguished journalist and public intellectual of note. He has warm personal ties to the Jewish community and is a great supporter of the State of Israel. His latest column in the National Post has the title, “Israel always seems […]

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