Israel, the Pilgrims and the Maccabees

By CAROLINE GLICK, JPOST — Israel, he said, “will not be Czechoslovakia.” Sharon was sharply rebuked not only by the White House, but by leading American supporters of Israel. They attacked him for daring to make the comparison. In time, with the US invasion of Afghanistan and Iraq, Sharon’s warning was largely forgotten. The question…

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Netanyahu: Nuclear deal with Iran a ‘historic mistake’

By ISRAEL HAYOM— “What was achieved last night in Geneva is not a historic agreement; it is a historic mistake,” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday morning about the nuclear deal reached hours earlier between world powers and Iran. “Today the world has become a much more dangerous place because the most dangerous regime…

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A pro-terror rally on a Palestinian campus

By JEFF JACOBY, BOSTON GLOBE— They weren’t wearing swastika armbands or chanting “Sieg Heil!” during the Islamic Jihad rally this month on the campus of Al-Quds University. They didn’t need to. Everything about the event reeked of fascism and anti-Semitic bloodlust. Demonstrators at the Palestinian school paraded in paramilitary gear, with massed black flags, mock…

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Israeli Leaders Decry Geneva Accord

By ISABEL KERSHNER, NEW YORK TIMES — JERUSALEM — Israeli leaders denounced the agreement reached Sunday in Geneva, saying they were not bound by it and reiterating the principle that Israel would be ready to defend itself without assistance against any threat. After weeks of intense lobbying against any deal between the world powers and…

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