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The Israeli Solution: A Review (Part Two)

The Israeli Solution: A One-State Plan for Peace in the Middle East by Caroline Glick (Crown Forum, 2014) In Part One of my review of Caroline Glick’s The Israeli Solution, I describe her rationale for rejecting the two-state solution to the Arab-Israeli conflict that has been a leading policy objective of presidents Clinton, Bush, and […]

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PBS Film Review: 1913: Seeds of Conflict

The discovery of a film made in1913 entitled “Life of the Jews in Palestine” served as the stimulus for this PBS Special. Using cuts from the film, which show the earliest pictures of Jewish settlers, old photographs, and actors speaking the words of people living in Palestine in that era, Ben Loeterman, writer and director, […]

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Book Review: Leon Uris, The Haj

This Leon Uris 1984 classic is worth reading (or re-reading) today in light of current events. It tells the story of an Arab family living in Palestine during the influx of Jewish settlers from Europe prior to World War II, the failure of the Arab nations to deal honestly with the refugees after the 1948 […]

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