Edward Said, Prophet of Political Violence in America


Twenty years ago, on July 3, 2000, an incident occurred along the Lebanese border with Israel that, at the time, seemed both bizarre and, in the broad span of things, unimportant. But with the hindsight of 20 years, it was a seminal moment and a harbinger for the mob violence now taking place in many parts of America. That day,…

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Trump and Netanyahu face their rendezvous with destiny


Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu needn’t take heed of the “friendly advice” British Prime Minister Boris Johnson proffered on Wednesday. As UAE Ambassador to the U.S. Yousef Al-Otaiba did earlier this month, Johnson published an article in Yediot Ahronot threatening Israel with various disasters if Netanyahu implements his plan to apply Israeli sovereignty in areas of Judea and Samaria in conformance…

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Black Lives Matter’s Anti-Semitic Platform


  Black Lives Matter, the revolutionary, anti-American and anti-Semitic movement at the heart of the riots and the intellectual terror in the United States today first published its charter in August 2016. Jewish organizations from left to right condemned it for its slanderous accusation against Israel which it accused of committing “genocide: and claimed was an “apartheid” regime that had…

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The Silent American Jews


  The silence of the Jews of America in the face of rising anti-Semitism is stunning. Over the Shavuot festival on May 30, members of Black Lives Matter, (BLM) carried out a pogrom in Fairfax, the oldest Jewish community in Los Angeles, largely populated today by ultra-Orthodox Jews. They vandalized five synagogues and three Jewish schools. Most of the Jewish…

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Latma episode 12 and special musical clip: Pessimisto


In Latma’s final episode of the season, our economic commentator explains why we’re looking at a disaster scenario economically. Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit tries out a new line as a security guard, our story hour explains traffic problems and finally, we present “Pessimisto” a musical retrospective on declarations of sovereignty from Balfour to Ben Gurion to Bibi. Here’s the entire…

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John Bolton’s temper tantrum


Former US national security adviser John Bolton’s critics routinely refer to him as a neoconservative. But they are wrong. Bolton was never part of the neoconservative clique of Bush administration officials. Neoconservatives are messianists and American imperialism is their replacement theology. Neoconservatives view America as the Promised Land and Americans as the Chosen People. From their perspective, the Torah was…

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No going wobbly now, Bibi


Over the past week, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has changed his mind countless times regarding how and when he will implement Israel’s sovereignty plan in Judea and Samaria in consonance with President Donald Trump’s vision for peace. Netanyahu’s vacillations are clearly a product of the immense pressure being exerted on him to cancel the plan to apply Israeli law to…

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