Saturday, July 22, 2017

A.B. Yehoshua

A. B. Yehoshua is one of Israel’s preeminent novelists. His latest book is Friendly Fire.

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Newsart for A Thousand to One Paul Lachine
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A Thousand to One

The celebrations in Israel over the release of the kidnapped soldier Gilad Shalit come after the Israeli government concluded that diplomatic rarity, an agreement with Hamas. But was the release of mo… read more

Newsart for Peace or Poison Dean Rohrer
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Peace or Poison

Iran’s rulers have adopted a bizarre and total opposition to Israel’s existence, a position that can restart the same nefarious mechanism that led to the genocidal hatred of the Holocaust. The best wa… read more

Newsart for Netanyahu’s Useless Demand
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Netanyahu’s Useless Demand

Benjamin Netanyahu has now joined Israelis on the left and right who embrace a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. But, while Netanyahu is right to demand that a Palestinian state … read more

Newsart for Barack Obama, Israel’s True Friend
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Barack Obama, Israel’s True Friend

Barack Obama is not merely interested in improving America’s image in the eyes of the Muslim world. By appealing clearly and directly to Israel's government to halt construction of settlements on the … read more

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Israelis must begin to realize a simple fact: Arabs are not metaphysical creatures, but human beings who have it within themselves to change. They will also continue to be Israel's neighbors, so, when… read more

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Corruption and Occupation

Ehud Olmert's announcement that he will resign in September is merely a symptom of wider ethical decay in Israel. The proliferation of corruption can be traced in part to the impact of Israelis' unacc… read more

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Beyond the Gaza Ceasefire

It has not been easy to achieve the current truce between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip. The task now is to take steps aimed at making it the basis for a relaxation of tensions and, ultimately, a… read more

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