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Bibi no longer vote magnet

  • On Monday, the 19th Knesset voted to dissolve itself, less than two years after its election. For many of its members it was a sad day, a kind of political hara-kiri. They have no chance of re-election. Some of them are so forgettable, that I do not recognize their names or faces.The day after, a...
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Confession of an incorrigible optimist

  • I am an optimist. Period. No ifs. No buts. No perhapses. Maybe it’s genetic....
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Filling the black hole: A tale of two elections

  • So we have two election campaigns in the next three months — one in the US and one in Israel. I don’t know which of them is more important for our lives....
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Importance of emotions in the struggle for peace

  • It was a moving experience. Moments that spoke not only to the mind, but also — and foremost — to the heart....
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Israeli films and Oscars

  • THIS DOES not happen every day: A minister of culture publicly rejoices because a film from her country has not been awarded an Oscar. And not just one film, but two....
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Israeli occupation and protests in Ramallah

  • Visiting Ramallah after an absence of several months, I was again amazed by the ongoing building activity. Everywhere new high-rise buildings are going up, and many of them are beautiful. (Arabs seem to have an innate talent for architecture, as any world anthology of architecture affirms.)...
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Jewish terrorists

  • Some of my best friends demand that I write an article condemning unconditionally the “administrative detention” of Jewish terrorists.Three suspected terrorists have already been arrested under this procedure. They are members of a group following the teachings of Rabbi Meir Kahane (the leader is...
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Killjoy was here

  • Binyamin Netanyahu aroused my pity. From my 10 years in the Knesset I know how unpleasant it is to speak before an empty hall. His die-hard followers — a pathetic residue of Casino magnates and burned-out Zionist right-wingers — sat in the gallery and an overblown Israeli delegation sat in the...
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Netanyahu, Barak leading Israel to another disaster

  • I am sitting here writing this article 39 years to the minute from that moment when the sirens started screaming, announcing the beginning of the war.A minute before, total quiet reigned, as it does now. No traffic, no activity in the street, except a few children riding bicycles. Yom Kippur, the...
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Netanyahu’s gamble

  • In Japan in the good old days, Benjamin Netanyahu would by now have committed hara-kiri. In England at that time, the monarch would have appointed him governor of the most remote little island in the Pacific Ocean.In Israel, his popularity rating is bound to go up.Because in our country, the old...
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