Sarah’s Story. A Tale of Love and Destiny.

‘Sarah’s Story. A Tale of Love and Destiny.’ A failed love affair, a self imposed exile in an unhappy marriage,  a determination to help her people, a witness to genocide, the only woman to head a major espionage network under the noses of the enemy in wartime. A page-turning saga …

A Letter from Golda Meir on the Palestinians

Golda Meir sent a letter to the New York Time which was published on January 14, 1976, exactly 42 years ago.It makes for fascinating reading today“Golda Meir, on the Palestinians” By Golda Meir The New York Times January 14, 1976 To be misquoted is an occupational hazard of political leadership; for this reason I …

Guide to Israeli Banking

Smarter Israeli Banking by Rifka Lebowitz is a wonderful gift for any newcomer to Israel… and to anyone who is new to handling his/her banking and finances, whether young adults or the recently widowed or divorced.

The Uranium One scandal and the implications for Israel.

Under the George W. Bush presidency, a tough line was taken against the Russian incursion into Georgia and Russian pressure on the Ukraine. Bush laid plans to create a missile-defense shield in Europe. When Barack Obama became president, he and Hillary Clinton decided to reset relationships with the Kremlin. At …

International diplomats – give me a break!

Let me see if I’ve got this right. Iraq has a civil war and won’t recognise Kurdistan. Turkey, by the way, is killing any Kurds they can find. 500,000 murdered in Syria. The war goes on against ISIS. North Korea and Iran are on their way to nuclear weapons. Egypt …

Why Jared Kushner is on a fool’s mission.

Jared Kushner, President Trump’s attractive son-in-law, is trying to do the impossible. He hopes to achieve what too many others before him have failed to do. That is to turn a dysfunctional, corrupt, rejectionist, ideological, violent, Palestinian political divide, into a peace-loving nation. Here are just a few of the …