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Why is Israel Being Singled Out? (Part 2)

Everyone stands to lose as the shutdown of the government continues into its second week. This shutdown has left almost 800,000 federal employees in our country furloughed without pay, and its effects are being felt abroad, as well. Israel, America’s staunch ally and the only real democracy in the Middle East, has been given notice. […]

Why Is Israel Being Singled Out? (Part 1)

“The State Department’s ability to provide military assistance to Israel and other allies in the time frame that is expected and customary could be hindered, depending on the length of the shutdown.” (Marie Harf, U.S. State Department Deputy Spokeswoman) Directly and indirectly, we are all feeling it. Americans are being affected by our federal government’s […]

“Never……again”

“The people of Israel have come home, never to be uprooted again.” With these twelve words, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu concluded his address at the United Nations on Tuesday. For the citizens of Israel, his words are worth repeating. For diaspora Jews around the world, his words are worth repeating. For non Jews – friend […]

United Nothing??

“Every attempt to enforce UN resolutions on Iran to show transparency and offer proof that they have no plans for a nuclear program has failed until now…The Iranian nuclear program is at a critical point…We don’t want the Americans to waste this critical year with worthless talk.” (Tzachi Hanegbi, Likud member and head of Israel’s […]

Netanyahu’s Work Cut Out For Him….

Before his departure from Israel for the U.S. Saturday night, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shared with reporters, “I will tell the truth in the face of the sweet-talk and onslaught of smiles.” According to a senior diplomatic source in Jerusalem, the goal of Mr. Netanyahu’s visit is, “to expose the Iranian lie at the United […]

The Waiting Game….

It has been reported that should the U.S. take military action against Syria, Israel would be notified hours prior to the attack. President Obama has asked Congress to approve such a strike as a response to the Syrian government’s chemical weapon attack on its citizens in late August. More than 1,400 men, women and children […]

What If…………?

In 1915 the German army maimed or murdered five thousand Allied soldiers by releasing 150 tons of chlorine gas. Approximately twenty years later, a German chemist, Dr. Gerhard Schrader, working on a compound for the agricultural business, developed an insecticide that proved to be even more deadly than chlorine. It was sarin. For fear of […]

Israelis Ready For Emergency

As a result of the crisis in Syria where hundreds have reportedly died in suspected chemical attacks, record numbers of Israeli citizens are obtaining gas and chemical mask kits and preparing their safe rooms and community bomb shelters for the possibility of attack. In many cases, these shelters which have been used as synagogues and […]