The Occupation Severely Endangers, Not Enhances, Israel’s National Security

The Israeli argument against the establishment of a Palestinian state on the grounds of national security concerns is baseless as it not only defies the reality on the ground but also renders any argument in support of the occupation completely false and misleading. Righting the Wrong For decades, Israeli leaders have been engaged in a…

September 17, 2021 Read more

Biden Can Change The Course Of The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

It takes bold US leadership to effect a change in the Israeli-Palestinian discourse, and Biden may well be the right president at the right time that will ultimately serve the Israelis as much if not more than the Palestinians. Righting the Wrong The summit between President Biden and Prime Minister Bennett came at a time…

September 1, 2021 Read more

Israeli-Palestinian Confederation Offers The Only Solution For Sustainable Peace

This is a summary of a major proposal that documents the need to establish an Israeli-Palestinian confederation that is dictated by the realities on the ground, which is the only thing that will provide an enduring, sustainable peace agreement between the two sides. INTRODUCTION After 73 years of conflict, regardless of the many changes on…

August 5, 2021 Read more

Biden May Succeed Where His Predecessors Failed

President Biden may well succeed in forging an Israeli-Palestinian peace by restating in the strongest terms that a two-state solution remains the only viable option and works to create the conditions on the ground to that end. Righting the Wrong The US remains the indispensable power that can bring both Israel and the Palestinians to…

July 2, 2021 Read more

The Creation Of A Palestinian State Is Inescapable

Every Israeli will sooner than later realize that the creation of a Palestinian state is the only way by which Israel can protect its democracy, independence, national security and national Jewish identity. Denying Palestinian statehood defies Israel’s existence as we know it Righting the wrong The continuing international consensus that supports the establishment of a…

June 23, 2021 Read more

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
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