Holding the Victim to Blame Whenever there is a terror attack against Israel, the world media finds some way to make Israel the accused, whether for provocation or retaliation, for people dying or failing to die, for killing the terrorists, or failing to kill them. This is not a new phenomenon. Two thousand years ago, […]Read More We, the Accused
This Wednesday evening, April 15th, 2015 is Holocaust Remembrance Day. On Thursday, April 2nd, 2015 an agreement was reached between Iran and the United States to lay the groundwork for another Holocaust, one much more technologically advanced, one much more capable of carrying out its goals. On what day will we commemorate the future Holocaust […]Read More Remember the Future Holocaust
Historical Wrongs: Deportations and Expulsions Assyrian Destruction of Peoples and Nations In 1300 BCE, the Assyrian Empire ensured the docility of the nations it conquered by expelling peoples from their homelands, and replacing them with other deportees. The best way for a nation to survive was to humbly submit as an Assyrian vassal state. The […]Read More Expulsion and the Will to Survive
Get Your Twisted Values Out of My Country! Many years ago I went on a demonstration organized by a trade union, with the purpose of disrupting a convention of the ruling political party. Since we couldn’t get through the police lines to approach the building, we settled for burning down one of the wooden poles […]Read More Hey, Get Your Demonstration Off My Street!