Posts Tagged ‘Goldstone Report’

Sometimes people DO get it right

November 16, 2009 Comments off

“Suit over Jewish doorpost symbol hangs in there”,, Nov. 14, 2009

“War unchecked: The U.N.’s Goldstone commissions missed a chance to promote accountability on 21st-century battlefields”, The Washington Post, Nov. 14, 2009

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Important reading on the Goldstone Report

November 8, 2009 Comments off

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The U.N.’s Goldstone Report has major ramifications for Israel and the Jewish people.  For the weekend, here is some lengthy reading in regard to it – one article is an analysis of what Israel should do about it:

And one a description of the debate that took place last night at Brandeis University between Judge Goldstone and Dore Gold, former Israeli Ambassador to the U.N.:

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The Goldstone Report and Israel’s relationship with the U.N.

October 19, 2009 Comments off

Israel’s relationship with the United Nations has always been problematic. The Goldstone Report seems to make things even worse, as noted in these articles:

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Wishing you a good, sweet, “tweet” New Year!

September 21, 2009 Comments off

It’s been a while since we last “tweeted” and I certainly hope that all of you will have a good, sweet, “tweet” New Year!

I was surprised to discover that there is a Jewish perspective to “Twitter.”

There has been much talk about the Goldstone U.N. Report on the Gaza war. Its bias against Israel seems to be obvious to all, and not just from those who traditionally support Israel. The Economist is one of the most important magazines in the world today and usually it does not take a favorable approach toward Israel’s policies. And yet, even this magazine found the U.N. report seriously flawed. VIEW ARTICLE

Tomorrow President Obama is to meet with Abbas and Netanyahu. What should we expect? Not much, according to most. And the reason why may be best reflected in this post by Shmuel Rosner who blogs at the Jerusalem Post and writes for Slate Magazine.

He knows what he’s talking about and that’s why I usually agree with everything he has to say.

And last but certainly not least, here’s your opportunity to be the first person on your block to have a copy of my Rosh Hashana sermon. I thought it was pretty good!