Hand o nkotel by Dinu MandreaIt has been few years now since my first and last visit to Jerusalem. As I sat across the Western Wall on that warm summer evening and watched my  surroundings with mixed emotions, one thing has become clear: This was a special moment in my life, one I would always remember and cherish...

Theodor Herzl"Der Judenstaat"  or "The Jewish State" is a small book published in 1986 in Vienna, Austria. The author of the book was the father of modern Zionism, Theodor Herzl. In the book he outlined his reasoning for the need to reestablish the historic Jewish state. This book is still very much relevant today...

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During the White House daily briefing on 2/12/2020, Press Secretary Jen Psaki was asked if President Biden's administration considers Saudi Arabia and Israel to be "important allies". Her response was a very vague, noncommittal verbiage that included something about an "internal interagency processes". It was a legitimate question to ask since President Biden still has not made a courtesy call to Israeli Prime Minister. Of course that call will eventually be made but the order in which it takes place is a measure of the respect and the willingness to work with a long time ally. >>>


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Right of Return & a Just Solution

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2334 - The Misguided Resolution

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