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But There is No Peace – Why the Mideast “Peace Process” Needs to End

It was at my Uncle Mark’s fourth grade parent-teacher conference in 1970 that my Bubbe and Grandpa began to solve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Mark had brought home his Chapter 2 math test, pressed with a ripe, shiny “78%.” There had … Continue reading

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A Rickety House – Why a Science Museum in Oregon Matters in Tomorrow’s UN Vote

On the east bank of Portland, Oregon’s Willamette River sits an expansive complex of buildings. The mostly-brick complex, which welcomes about a million visitors each year, is the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, or “OMSI.” As a child, I … Continue reading

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60 Minutes: A Response

Several people have requested an article on Lesley Stahl’s 60 Minutes piece last night. The following is my response to the piece: Lesley Stahl’s reporting on the City of David during last night’s 60 Minutes was an almost-flawless example of … Continue reading

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The World Is Going To End

Why are Jewish Americans so angry? Last week, Karl Vick’s article (see shortened version here) was published in Time magazine. It explains that average Israelis have become intrinsically indifferent to the peace process and, in essence, have begun moving on with … Continue reading

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