The bigotry of low expectations

By RON JAGER— The barbaric pre-mediated murder of 16 year old Mohammed Abu Khdeir shames the Jewish people everywhere and was immediately denounced by the full spectrum of Israel’s political and religious leadership, including Israel’s Prime Minister Netanyahu, President Peres and the Chief Rabbi’s. The people of Israel expressed remorse and genuine shame that those…

Has Criticism of Secretary Kerry been justified?

By RON JAGER— In recent weeks, the level of accusations and counter-clarifications between Israeli Cabinet ministers and White House spokespersons concerning statements made by Secretary of State Kerry seem to be much more emotionally charged even according to Israeli standards. In the latest flare-up, two of Prime Ministers Netanyahu’s Cabinet ministers went even further, lashing…