Category Archives: Israel

Corrupting the Youth

Hamas and Fatah have vowed to stymie an attempt to include the Holocaust in textbooks used by UNRWA run schools.  Hamas spokesman have said these textbooks, to be used in West Bank and Gaza schools, “challenge the feelings of the … Continue reading

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Let Them Eat Cake

These are not the first riots we have seen in Egypt in recent years and the revolution was somewhat predestined.  There is an indisputable link between the cost of bread, wide gaps between the rich and the poor and populist … Continue reading

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Jewish Settlements: A Chassidic Perspective

Modern Jewish Voice is canvassing Rabbi’s and community leaders on the issue of settlements to better understand the political and religious implications of Jewish life in the West Bank.  The following was authored by a Chassidic Rabbi who wishes to … Continue reading

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A Paradox in Turkey

The Turkish government has released new findings from an inquiry it conducted on the Israeli raid of a Gaza bound boat which resulted in the deaths of eight Turks and a Turkish-American.  The Associated Press reported that among the findings … Continue reading

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Consequentialism and Israeli Arabs

According to consequentialist thinking, where existence is justified by virtue of what is achieved when a particular institution is in place, Israel has the most justifiable government in the region.  Within the scope of consequentialism, the desirability of an institution … Continue reading

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The Arithmetic of Justice

The status quo costs the Government of Egypt $1.1 million annually.  That was the price paid to Washington lobbyists, by a foreign government, to keep Senate Resolution 586, which pressed for “democracy, human rights and civil liberties in Egypt,” off … Continue reading

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Muslim Brotherhood and the Irrelevance of Government Type

The media is exploding with new revelations about the potential connections between Muslim Brotherhood and Islamic Socialism.  As the Muslim Brotherhood pushes itself into government building in revolutionary Egypt, the implications of socialist expansionism in the Islamic world have moved … Continue reading

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