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Manfred Gerstenfeld: DEADLOCK BETWEEN THE LIKUD AND THE ZIONIST UNION CONTINUES

By Manfred Gerstenfeld: DEADLOCK BETWEEN THE LIKUD AND THE ZIONIST UNION CONTINUES | February 25, 2015 | Israel Politics | More About: Benjamin Netanyahu, Likud, Labor Party

      Over the past week, the political debate became heated but remained unfocused. There was a brief moment of unity after MK Uri Orbach of Bayit Yehudi and Minister of Pensioner’s Affairs passed away at the age of 54. He was eulogized by politicians of many parties across the board.  

Charles Bybelezer: In Search of Israeli Leadership

By Charles Bybelezer: In Search of Israeli Leadership | February 23, 2015 | Israel Politics | More About: Benjamin Netanyahu, Likud, Labor Party

    With the election cycle in full swing, it has become apparent that Israelis are seriously limited in their choices. While Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has served his country admirably, he spent his latest term deflecting criticism of indecisiveness, levied against him his entire political career.  

Manfred Gerstenfeld: THIS WEEK: LISTS OF CANDIDATES ARE FINALIZED

By Manfred Gerstenfeld:  THIS WEEK: LISTS OF CANDIDATES ARE FINALIZED | February 2, 2015 | Israel Politics | More About: Benjamin Netanyahu

January 29 is the deadline for parties to submit their list of candidates to the Central Elections Committee. Some additional parties published their list this past week. The extreme left-wing Meretz re-elected its current parliamentarians as the first five candidates on its list.[1]  

Manfred Gerstenfeld: Paris Killings Aftermath: Symptoms of French Disease

By Manfred Gerstenfeld:  Paris Killings Aftermath: Symptoms of French Disease | January 23, 2015 | ANTISEMITISM | More About: France, islamic antisemitism

After the recent spate of killings in Paris, French President François Hollande said that, “these fanatics have nothing to do with the Muslim religion.”[1] Hollande’s words whitewash rather than clarify the problem, but his statement was just one of the many events in the aftermath of the Paris murders which merit further attention.  

Manfred Gerstenfeld: The American Government and the “U” Word in the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict

By Manfred Gerstenfeld: The American Government and the “U” Word in the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict | January 14, 2015 | PEACE PROCESS | More About: Hamas, Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, U.S. diplomacy, John Kerry

If Israel were to have a central counter-propaganda unit, one of its functions would be to address the regular abuse of semantics used to demonize the country.

Manfred Gerstenfeld: Dozens of Arrests are Main Event of the Election Week

By Manfred Gerstenfeld: Dozens of Arrests are Main Event of the Election Week | December 30, 2014 | Israel Politics

Last Wednesday, the police detained for questioning dozens of public officials on suspicions of participation in a criminal network of money laundering, bribery, fraud, and breach of trust. The police claim that Deputy Interior Minister Faina Kirschenbaun of Israel Beitenu (“Israel is our Home”) played a leading role in this network.

Paul Merkley: Slaves Seeking Slavery: the Alliance of Secular Leftists and Islamists

By Paul Merkley: Slaves Seeking Slavery: the Alliance of Secular Leftists and Islamists | December 29, 2014 | ISLAMIC FUNDAMENTALISM | More About: Iran, Dhimmification, European Appeasment, islam, European Left Anti-Israelism

  Anyone feeling the need for a quick boost of morale should take a quick look at the site http://www.markhumphreys.com/left.html where he can watch an incredibly brave man, Robert Spencer, the Director of Jihad Watch, as he speaks to a crowd of secular-left and Islamist groups at a Pax Europe rally in Suttgart, Germany, in June 2011:

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