Tag Archives: Netanyahu

A ‘D’ not an ‘F’ in history

Only half wrong Far too many in the media and especially among his Israeli opponents are letting their Netanyuphobia cloud their judgement. The Israeli Prime Minister is, by far, not the only world leader to ever get his historical facts mixed … Continue reading

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UN-Bibi

 Disappointed by Bibi at the UN? All over the social media Israel supporters are trumpeting that Prime Minister Netanyahu’s United Nations speech was a triumph. Am I the only one who was UNDERwhelmed?

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Labor Lost, Love

The structural and pragmatic reasons why Labor lost and is not likely to win any time soon This is the article I wanted to write one week before the recent Israeli elections but I chickened out. Who wanted to predict inevitable defeat … Continue reading

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Second state

Question of the week #12 [socialpoll id=”2260588″]

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Question: After that speech?

Week 11: Was Netanyahu’s trip worth it? In week 7 we asked, should P.M. Netanyahu go to Washington? Three quarters of what is, we admit, a tiny, self-selected sample, said yes. Now you’ve heard the speech before Congress; seen the fallout and … Continue reading

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Question: The Bibi Boycott?

Week 7: Should Bibi go? [socialpoll id=”2252124″] We heard what IMHO is a brilliant idea. PM Netanyahu should publicly invite Isaac ‘Buji’ Herzog, the man he and the Americans consider to be his major contender for his position, to Washington … Continue reading

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Question of the Week – Netanyahuphobia

Week 52 – even if almost over 🙁 Of late I have been bombarded with anti Netanyahu graphics: Netanyahu as devil, as psychopath, as war criminal†. The implication (not helped by an election campaign where the only issue seems to be personalities) is … Continue reading

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Chickenpoop

Someone who is not brave or willing to take risks? By now most everybody knows that an anonymous senior Obama administration official called Netanyahu chickensh*t†. Another unnamed official agreed. Bloggers rejoiced. Never had they had a more appropriate occasion to inject … Continue reading

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The Week That Wuz Wuz Wuz

Proactive on war crimes and other bits and pieces It’s been an interesting week (month, whatever): Back-to-back Abbas/Netanyahu speeches at the UN; Qatar receives a human rights commendation; Rosh Hashana and the first rains – sprinkles if you must; the bombing … Continue reading

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To Prez or not to Prez

The President as an advocacy issue For all you Americans out there the president I’m talking about is not P.O.T.U.S. No. 44 but P.O.S.O.I. (President of the State of Israel) No. 10. Normally Five Minutes for Israel would as a matter … Continue reading

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