Israel

Hillary’s Passover Editorial

In the Quran, Passover is one of the most recounted stories.  It is the story of the bondage of the Children of Israel and their deliverance from Egypt’s Pharaoh. In the New Testament, the “last supper” is Jesus’ celebrating Passover.  There seems to be only one problem.  The archeologists and historians of today cannot find […]

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 […]

Who are the Innovators?

In “The Wealth of Nations”, published in 1776, Adam Smith a very learned economist of the time stated that innovation lies in private entrepreneurship.  Ask any Republican and they will probably agree with that statement.  1776 was a long time ago.  Is it possible that things have changed? The state is presumed to be inefficient.  […]

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 […]

The Fighting in the Middle East

For the time being, a war in the Middle East has been averted.  A new agreement was signed.  Apparently, Hamas has agreed to not fire missiles at Israel and Israel will relax the embargo against Gaza.  We’ll see how long that lasts. If you so desire, you can be a Christian or a Muslim and […]