Month: April 2011

This Passover, Free Us From A Failed Jewish Leadership

that would be enough This week is Passover, the season of deliverance, and I’m praying for deliverance from America’s failed Jewish leadership.  As Jews confront the most dangerous era since World War II, whom are we stuck with for leaders? 

Uncivilized Behavior

jpost A state built on coddling vicious murderers and allowing school buses to be fired upon cannot exist. Sir, – Until the Palestinians understand the difference between saving their killers and wanting acknowledgement as a people, there can be no way they can be allowed to establish a state (“Failing to cross the moral threshold for statehood?,” April 18).


Israel-flag01c The great tragedy within contemporary Zionism is that Zionist leadership and articulators operate on a continuum of defensiveness, always reacting to the latest attack on Israel’s legitimacy. 

What Goldstone Heard

vlcsnap-2011-04-08-12h53m25s121 The Berkowitz and Bell Statements on the Goldstone Report — What Justice Goldstone Heard at Stanford on March 28 Rick Richman – Jewish Current Issues – April 07, 2011 The March 28 debate on the Goldstone Report at Stanford University Law School may have had a significance beyond the substantive discussion, because Justice Richard Goldstone was in attendance and, three days after the debate, published his now-famous recantation in the Washington Post.         

Israel today. Your country tomorrow.

thumbnail 04/03/2011 07:58 PM Goldstone Rethinks Smear Job against Israel “If the precedent of delegitimization through extra-legal machinations is allowed to be set, no one will be immune.” Retired South African judge Richard Goldstone, whose name graces the infamous “Goldstone Report” on Israeli Operation Cast Lead (December 2008-January 2009), has an op-edin the 1 April Washington Post that opens with the following statement: We know a lot more today about what happened in the Gaza war of 2008-09 than we did when I chaired the fact-finding mission appointed by the U.N.