Will Lieberman be the next Prime Minister?

By Dow Marmur Jerusalem (May 19, 2016) – My sense of panic has been building up from the moment I first heard (which I alluded to in a previous comment) that what I had feared was about to become reality: Avigdor Lieberman, as Israel’s next minister of defense, was one step closer to becoming prime […]

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Bibi vs. Boogie

By Dow Marmur Jerusalem (May 17, 2016) – Amotz Asa-el is a respected Israeli journalist. Soon after the speech by Israel’s Deputy Chief of Staff Yair Golan in which the latter alluded to tendencies in contemporary Israeli society reminiscent of those that led to the rule of Nazism in the 1930s, Asa-el wouldn’t comment on […]

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Where fear and hope go together

By Dow Marmur Jerusalem (May 10, 2016) – On the eve of Israel’s Independence Day I remind myself again that had there been no Israel, the Jewish people would by now been on its way to becoming like the Amish and Judaism would have been reduced to a museum item. But I’m painfully aware that […]

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The general and the politicians

By Dow Marmur Jerusalem (May 5, 2016) – “If there’s something that frightens me about Holocaust remembrance it’s the recognition of the revolting processes that occurred in Europe in general, and particularly in Germany, back then – 70, 80 and 90 years ago – and finding signs of them here among us today in 2016.” […]

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