Tag Archives: Giulio Meotti

settlements: obstacle or necessary to peace

It seems like an inverted sense of logic, but to a not insignificant number, the most immediate step to solving the problem is to settle the entire land. That is, wherever there is an open space in Judea, Samaria, Gaza, … Continue reading

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displacement and rashi: thanks for keeping the seat warm

The Biblical argument is that for two thousand years,during which Jews wandered from country to country, Israel has remained the national home. From the beginning of the exile to this day, no matter how farflung his current host country might … Continue reading

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very dark: obscure pure bees

Equal right to die…. Hannah Arendt termed it an “overpowering reality” that seems to be inherent in totalitarian systems in which the problem of evil could be analyzed but would remain elusive, a fugitive that escaped the most ardent manhunt … Continue reading

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friends of evolution

It’s genius. Or is it ingenious? Or is necessity the mother of invention? Laughable in the Israeli/Palestinian dispute to read rantings of the Jewish far left and anarchist/Marxist stripe and variety having common recourse, without any qualms whatsover, of citing … Continue reading

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beyond here lies nothin’

Get a piece of the Rock? Flash mob anybody? Block party. Get to know the neighbors. In a hurry. A good pretext for a riot. It is the most contentious piece of real-estate in The Holy Land. The Temple Mount … Continue reading

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long winding road: cordoba to teheran

What Maimonides penned in the Medieval period still has coherence today. It is not by wiping out our neighbors, ostensibly and tangibly hostile nations that we attain peace and freedom. To Maimonides is was by conquering ourselves that the peace … Continue reading

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united we stand: complications of moral inversions

Its been a bit dicey ever since Maimonides ( Rambam) pronounced perhaps hat many had thought, but lacked the intestinal fortitude to say: Muhammad was false prophet and an insane man.Even criminally insane. ┬áThe scathing remarks also included the assertion … Continue reading

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sixty-four

Sixty-four. The number of squares on a chessboard. The age of the modern state of Israel. An auspicious sign being as it is intrinsically linked to the Golden Mean and the divine proportion. Chess is an ancient game combining skill … Continue reading

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