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The Ellison Challenge


    The Democratic Party stands at a crossroads today. And so do the Jewish Democrats.     Out of power in the White House and both houses of Congress, the Democrats must decide what sort of party they will be in the post-Obama world.     They have two basic options.     They can move to the center…

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A note on my recent column on AIPAC


Following the publication of my column, AIPAC’s moment of decision, in the Jerusalem Post, the organization contacted the Jerusalem Post and insisted that the paper publish the following comment, at the bottom of my column. “This column makes a completely false accusation about AIPAC’s position,” Wittmann said. “AIPAC’s position has consistently been that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel, should…

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The Unfinished War


  The war with Hamas is not over. What we are experiencing today is a temporary cease-fire.   The most basic reason the war is not over is because Hamas has no existence outside its war against the Jewish state. Hamas exists to obliterate Israel. The goal of each round of fighting is to soften Israel up for the next…

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Interview on Shalom TV


Below is the YouTube of a telephone interview I did with Shalom TV yesterday. In the 30 minute segment, the first 20 minutes are devoted to a discussion of the Obama administration’s anti-Israel positions during the war with Hamas in Gaza. The last 10 minutes are a discussion of the US media’s hostile coverage of Israel during the war. I…

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Obama to the rescue – of Hamas


    Operation Protective Edge is now two weeks old. Since the ground offensive began Thursday night, we have begun to get a better picture of just how dangerous Hamas has become in the nine years since Israel withdrew from the Gaza Strip. And what we have learned is that the time has come to take care of this problem.…

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