This Thursday marks the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Balfour Declaration. Named for Britain’s Foreign Secretary, Arthur James Balfour, the Declaration stated in part: “His Majesty’s Government views with favour the establishment in Palestine of a national home for the Jewish people.” Can you imagine such magnanimity? The British government viewed with favour the establishment in Palestine of […]


Be still my heart. The same New York Times that seems to be unable to differentiate between reporting and vilifying when it comes to Israel, recently ran a story about Arabs in Haifa enjoying freedoms that Arabs anywhere else in the Middle East dare not even dream about? Haifa’s 30,000 Arabs comprise roughly 10 percent of the population. They include […]