Tag Archives: Avi Farchan

concessions: the concession stand is always open

Eyes on Zion. ┬áPeace can never be achieved when only one side gives and the other merely receives. This does not nurture an attitude of respect for an adversary. On the contrary, weakness encourages an adversary to try to take … Continue reading

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souvenirs: glory days?

remember when….Is reality that the peace agreement with Egypt is an on-going fraud, “cold” peace or not. Some in Israel claim that it died before it was born and the semblance of peace is an illusion foisted on the Israeli … Continue reading

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muslim brotherhood of aten: looking for “the hidden one”

Akhenaten created a religious revolution in his time as pharaoh of Egypt from 1378 to 1362 B.C. He was a monotheist and worshiper of the sun god Aten. Ultimately, the question to be asked was whether he was an idealist, … Continue reading

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Visionary or megalomaniac?

No, not Mohammed Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood, the Fred Flinstones Order of the Buffalo or the Karnak Temple whirling dervish go-cart 500. Akhenaten and another sort of religious revolution based on monotheism and worship of the sun god Aten. … Continue reading

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talking your son off the roof

Israel Independence Day. A mixed blessing to be sure. “Never Again!” is what you hear. But does that also mean never again to get screwed by your own elected officials? Zionism has proven itself to be perfectly adept at bald … Continue reading

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every grain of sand

Picasso called his painting, “the sum of destructions”, Marcel Duchamp went further into conceptual form with the ready-made, banal objects such as urinals converted into works of art. This was the so called “shock of the new” the beginning of … Continue reading

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walking on old stones: no stone unturned

Ziononism is racism. Not really. If anything its a form of self-hatred that denies any element of the spiritual within the individual. Like the art critic Clement Greenberg, who acknowledged his own Jewish self hatred and said the spiritual in … Continue reading

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