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  • It’s time to call violent anti-Semitism what it is: domestic terrorism

    By jwadmin on January 16, 2020
    By RON KLEIN LAUDERDALE, Fla. (JTA) – The end of 2019 should have been a time of joy for Jewish Americans celebrating Chanukah and ushering in a new decade. Instead, Chanukah was marred by numerous acts of violence and other forms of anti-Semitism, leaving Jews questioning how it’s possible that, in 2020, we’re less safe today than ever before in […]
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  • Opinion: Enemies of Israel Find a Friend in Bernie Sanders

    By jwadmin on January 9, 2020
    By Debbie Maimon Yated Ne’eman – Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign is suddenly being taken seriously. This is welcome news for opponents of Israel who find the 78-year old Jewish senator much to their liking. For months, the Vermont senator –a self-described democratic socialist who once proudly defended communist dictatorships across the world—was written off by political pundits as pushing a […]
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  • The British working class saves Britain … and its Jews

    By jwadmin on December 20, 2019
    By MELANIE PHILLIPS (JNS) – The relief was overwhelming. When the exit polls on Thursday evening, Dec. 12, correctly predicted a large majority for Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party, British Jews allowed themselves to breathe again. Overcome by the sense of deliverance from a great evil, some even wept. Immediately before the election, both Labour and Conservative Party hierarchies had been […]
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  • Yoram Ettinger: US-Israel Defense Pact

    By jwadmin on September 19, 2019
    By Ambassador (ret.) Yoram Ettinger, “Second Thought: US-Israel Initiative” https://bit.ly/2kF0zDX Constructive Defense Pact A constructive US-Israel defense pact should be based on shared values and shared strategic interests, expanding the two-way-street, win-win US-Israel strategic cooperation. An effective US-Israel defense pact should enhance Israel’s self-reliance and independence, rather than Israel’s dependence upon the US. A useful US-Israel defense pact should bolster […]
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  • Westernization of Arab demography

    By jwadmin on May 4, 2019
    Ambassador (ret.) Yoram Ettinger, “Second Thought: a US-Israel Initiative” May 1, 2019, https://bit.ly/2VBub5l “The fertility declines recorded in the Arab world over the past 30 years (1988-2018) have been profound, even revolutionary…The Arab world is in the midst of one of the most dramatic fertility declines in world history….From among the highest to among the lowest [fertility levels] in the […]
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  • Mixed reactions after prosecution efforts at UCLA and UCI: Will disrupters be charged?

    By jwadmin on January 24, 2019
    Analysis By EDWIN BLACK Organized disruptors—both students and non-students—who shut down a pro-Israel gathering at University of California Los Angeles in May 2018, might not be prosecuted, according to information from LA City Attorney Mike Feuer’s office. Instead, they will be called to a confidential but mandatory proceeding called a “City Attorney Hearing,” an alternative to prosecution, which can be […]
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  • Post mid-term election US national security policy

    By jwadmin on November 13, 2018
    Ambassador (ret.) Yoram Ettinger, “Second Thought: a US-Israel Initiative” November 13, 2018, https://bit.ly/2DBCOED While national security and foreign policy did not play a role in the November 2018 mid-term Congressional election, the outcome of the election will impact President Trump’s maneuverability in the arenas of foreign policy, national and homeland security. While the power of the newly-elected, Democratic-controlled House will […]
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  • Optimistic state of Israel’s economy

    By jwadmin on October 11, 2018
    Ambassador (ret.) Yoram Ettinger, “Second Thought: a US-Israel Initiative” Straight from the Jerusalem Boardroom #232, October 11, 2018 https://bit.ly/2ORgFaB (previous issues: https://bit.ly/2NB51fk) 1.  The international credit rating agency, Standard & Poor (S&P), upgraded Israel’s credit rating to AA- with a stable outlook, the highest ever for Israel. S&P highlighted Israel’s fiscal discipline, higher than expected economic growth rate, the reduction […]
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  • No Arab demographic time bomb

    By jwadmin on September 27, 2018
    Ambassador (ret.) Yoram Ettinger, “Second Thought: a US-Israel Initiative” Jewish Political Studies Review, Volume 29, Numbers 3-4, September 2018 https://bit.ly/2N1nMZ6 Demographic reality defies conventional wisdom   Contrary to conventional wisdom, the Jewish State is not facing an Arab demographic time bomb; but, benefits from a robust Jewish demographic tailwind of births and net-immigration. For example, between 1995 and 2017, the […]
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  • US departure from conventional wisdom

    By jwadmin on September 13, 2018
    Ambassador (ret.) Yoram Ettinger, “Second Thought: a US-Israel initiative” September 13, 2018, https://bit.ly/2p0VHYi The evolution of President Trump’s stance on the Palestinian issue reflects extrication from conventional wisdom, which was embraced by his predecessors and the establishment of the State Department, academia and the media, while systematically crashed against the rocks of Middle East reality. In contrast to his predecessors, […]
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