Obama and Abbas at the UN View More

It’s pretty clear that the United States not only abstained from using its veto, but took part in shaping the latest anti-Israel resolution at the UN Security Council. The White House has of course denied this, but it merely follows a long list of misleading statements, obfuscations, deceptions and outright lies (yeah, I’m looking at… Continue Reading

Obama Betrays Israel at the UN View More

The peace and quiet of our Sabbath dinner was interrupted by the news that President Obama ultimately betrayed Israel at the UN, as many, including myself, had predicted a long time ago. Free from all election constraints Obama could finally allow himself to act on his beliefs that Israeli obstinacy, and its settlement-policy in particular,… Continue Reading

Mishkan Shilo View More

In the latest spat over settlements, the White House “strongly condemned” Israeli plans to build 98 new housing units (to be followed by another 200 eventually) in an expansion of the town Shilo in Samaria (Above: The Synagogue of Shilo, built as a replica of the Tabernacle which was located there before the Temple was built in… Continue Reading

Putin and Assad - What is Russia's game in Syria? View More

“It’s when the ‘international community’ expresses ‘concern’ about your ‘situation’ that your situation is well and truly fucked.” – Michael D. Weiss “The secret of politics? Make a good treaty with Russia.” – Otto von Bismarck What is Russia’s game plan in Syria? Latest reports show that Putin has sent arms and troops, including fighter jets and advanced tanks,… Continue Reading