The Occupation Poses The Greatest Danger To Israel

Any observer of Israel’s continuing occupation cannot but conclude that the occupation is indefensible as it prevents the establishment of a Palestinian state and perilously erodes the country’s moral foundation to a degree that challenges the premise behind its very creation. Righting the Wrong I have long maintained that Israel’s occupation of the West Bank…

June 17, 2021 Read more

A Rare Chance To Chart A New Course Toward Peace

There has never been an Israeli government representing the entire political spectrum from the extreme left to the extreme right. This offers a rare chance to chart a new course to gradually end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. It will be tragic to miss this historic opportunity. Righting the wrong Now that the arduous wrangling between eight…

June 3, 2021 Read more

A Third Israeli-Hamas War—What’s Next?

Now that a third Israeli-Hamas war has ended as inconclusively as the two previous wars, will both sides prepare for the next one, or let sanity sink in and chart a dramatically new course that will end the vicious cycle from which neither side can ever escape? Righting the Wrong No keen observer of the…

May 26, 2021 Read more

There Will Be No Peace Without A Process Of Reconciliation

No one should have the illusion that once a ceasefire is established, Israel and the Palestinians should or can negotiate a peace agreement. Given the decades-long deep hatred and distrust, a process of reconciliation must precede such negotiations to achieve an enduring peace Righting the Wrong Since a ceasefire between Israel and the Palestinians has…

May 21, 2021 Read more

Seventy-Three Years Of Deadly Illusions

The Israeli-Palestinian conflict will never be settled through violence. Both sides must wake up and decide whether to chart a new path leading to a mutually gratifying peace or continue a self-consuming conflict that leaves nothing but equally shattered people living in constant horror and fear Righting the Wrong The ongoing, bloody Israeli-Palestinian conflagration offers…

May 14, 2021 Read more

Jerusalem: A Flashpoint For Conflict Or Microcosm Of Peace

Regardless of how the current and future violent conflicts between Israel and the Palestinians in Jerusalem will end, there will be no Israeli-Palestinian peace unless East Jerusalem becomes the capital of a Palestinian state while the city remains united Righting the Wrong The flareup that has engulfed East Jerusalem over the past few days should…

May 11, 2021 Read more

Biden’s Mideast Strategy And Its Geopolitical Implications

The Biden administration’s new Middle East strategy is forcing regional powers to reassess their geostrategic interests and act in a manner that might end several conflicts that have plagued the region Righting the wrong When Biden was running for president, he made it clear that if elected he would chart a new course in addressing…

May 6, 2021 Read more

Israel’s Greatest Stigma

It is hard to fathom how in a country that boasts about its technological advancements, scientific breakthroughs, economic prosperity, and military prowess, 23 percent of its population lives under the poverty line Righting the wrong Israel’s founders had a vision—a vision that defied millennium-old persecution, discrimination, oppression, and death. A vision of a country, free…

April 29, 2021 Read more

Erdogan’s Misogyny Transcends His Moral Decadence

Erdogan’s decision to withdraw Turkey from the 2011 Council of Europe Convention on Preventing and Combatting Violence Against Women is by far the most despicable turn he has yet taken against women Righting the Wrong It is hard to find something more scornful than Erdogan’s sudden decision to withdraw Turkey from the Council of Europe…

April 15, 2021 Read more
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