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

It Is Critical Time For New Leadership In Israel

The Palestinian conflict is dangerously eroding Israel’s moral standing as the public’s alarming complacency is ever growing Righting the Wrong As the Israelis will soon cast their vote for the fourth time in two years, they should pause and think where the country is heading under Netanyahu’s leadership, and what will be the prospect of…

February 25, 2021 Read more

As A Democracy, Israel Shows No Moral Tenet: El-Halabi’s outcry for justice

Righting the Wrong Israel’s continued treatment of Palestinian political prisoners is unconscionable. Mohammad El Halabi, an aid worker from Gaza, has been in prison for four years while he awaits his trial; this is nothing short of cruel absurdity. He has been forced before the court over 150 times, many of those appearances secret, without…

January 21, 2021 Read more
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