Looking at the formation of the state of Israel through the lens of the Holocaust isn’t really the right way to understand it. Instead, what really matters is the postwar history.
Hamas wants to provoke casualties. It wants to become the victim. Sadly for the Palestinian people and the Jews, it gets plenty of help from the media.
Hamas traffics in the death of civilians, preferably women and children, sometimes real, sometimes staged, always to pull the heart strings of Westerners.
The Palestinian-Israeli conflict is at its core a clash of unbridgeable historical narratives, not just a dispute over land, territory, and security.
The new strategy represents a substantive challenge to the foreign policy establishment that has reigned in DC for decades.
UNESCO’s refusal to acknowledge Jews’ ties to Israel, most importantly Jerusalem, is a blatant revision of history, against UNESCO’s mission, and feeds terrorism against Israeli Jews.
Like Blockbuster or Kodak, the American pro-Israel community has had a great run. But the Barack Obama years have broken the community’s old model.
‘If I have been focused on an establishment, it has been the monolithic one in Middle Eastern Studies, not the varied one in Washington. There you at least get some turnover.’
Israel is the only hope Arab Christians have left.
A free society welcomes and entertains even unpopular ideas in public discourse, rather than going bonkers whenever someone expresses them.
For the nation’s theaters to demand that Jews produce anti-Israel work in their own theater is insulting.
Because nothing says “explanatory journalism” like blaming the Jews for everything.
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