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empathy notwithstanding: doomed, but to what?

… after the UN had sanctioned, seemingly miraculously, ┬áthe state of Israel with its original two-state solution, Hannah Arendt , with some justification, foresaw that if Jews were to survive its War of Independence, they would realize the achievements of … Continue reading

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the real deal is rather unspectacular

Evil is unspectacular and always human, And shares our bed and eats at our own table, And we are introduced to Goodness every day. Even in drawing-rooms among a crowd of faults; he has a name like Billy and is … Continue reading

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cops on the beat

There is a certain plausible logic to expanding and exaggerating the implications and threats of radical Islam. The tragedy of 9-11 is being milked dry the way some have ingeniously invoked the holocaust to justify and serve as pretext certain … Continue reading

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remolding the scattered

There is no question there has been a fragmentation, a near collapse of the relationship between the ruling class of Israel, the secular establishment and all its state sanctioned apparatus of control , the bureaucracy, and the disparate elements that … Continue reading

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