Arabs

It takes a Jew

I recently saw a repost of an article about Bernie Sanders on a Facebook page. The article was about Bernie’s expression of sympathy for the Palestinians of Gaza and the West Bank.There have been other presidential candidates in the past who have expressed sympathy for the Palestinians but in this presidential season there has actually […]

Israel-Palestine – Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored This article was written by my friend Iqbal Latif.  I cannot possibly say this better than he has done.  I recommend his blog  http://iqballatif.newsvine.com/ as well as anything else he writes! (There were a couple of slight changes suggested by my spell/grammar checker.) This article […]

September 1, 1939

September 1, 1939

Monday, September 1 marks the beginning of one of the most significant events of the twentieth century — and, maybe of all time.  The German nation, under Adolf Hitler decided to invade their neighbor, Poland, thus, signaling the beginning of World War II. What caused this?  To some people ( including me) World War I […]

Never Forget

THIS IS A RE-POST OF SOMETHING I WROTE LAST YEAR. The question in my mind is:  What should I never forget?  I live in a community that lost people in the Pentagon.  The damage and loss of life to the Pentagon was, of course, not as great as the twin towers in New York (184 […]

Israel and the United Nations

As of today, Palestine is now recognized a “non-member observer state” in the United Nations.  The Israelis as well as the Americans have said, it won’t solve anything.  Well, I am not so sure.  It may not solve anything by itself, but it does show progress for the Palestinians.  That is very important. It shows […]