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Toulouse Reminds of Dangers to Jewish Communities

March 21, 2012

The shooting in Toulouse, France is a grim reminder that whether they live in Algiers or Toulouse, Jews have been and will always be a target for extremists. Last week I visited the Israeli Consulate in Los Angeles to renew a passport. The security was tight — I had to leave my cell phone and […]

Post-Qaddafi Libya: Bad To Worse?

October 26, 2011

Former Libyan dictator Muammar Qaddafi’s capture and subsequent death last Thursday was met with tremendous joy. Qaddafi, without a doubt, was an evil tyrant who terrorized his people for 42 years. The late Egyptian leader Anwar Sadat characterized Muammar Qaddafi as the “madman” of Tripoli for his reckless, violent behavior. Prior to the bombing of […]

Netanyahu Sets Record Straight at the UN

September 26, 2011

He’s done it again. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke at the UN General Assembly Friday and reminded the audience that he’s a master orator. Netanyahu extended a hand in peace to Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas—a gesture that will be rebuffed—while he carefully laid out a case for the United Nations’ single-minded condemnation of […]