The Temple Mount is in our hands?

The asymmetry between the seriousness with which Moslems relate to al-Aqsa and our disregard for holy places shows the desire for the national homeland to be a wild dream. During recent years,...

The danger of the secular covenant

In every way, possible, not only palate and language, Sharon is closer to Lapid and Peres than to the ultra-Orthodox. When Sharon sits upstairs in his farmhouse, gazes on the pastureland and...

Swallowing a fly

Sharon has turned Shinui from roaring lions to purring kittens, willing to sit with UTJ. This may sound a little strange, but Shas, the party that is hardly being considered in the...

Netanyahu talks the talk

The real test of Netanyahu’s newly found social conscience will be during the debate on the 2005 budget. During the last year, the finance minister has tried to market himself as the...

The myth of Jewish power

America’s supports Israel not because of the “Jewish vote”, since most Jews vote Democratic, but because of common, conservative values. A frequently-heard Israeli myth states that the United States supports Israel because...