Israel, much like the fortress of Tel-Chai that Jospeh Trumpeldor fought to defend against Arab conquerors in 1920, finds itself beseiged by enemies both within and without. Terrorists, would-be friends inside and outside Israel, and even bad government officials. Here are the discussions of one proud Zionist resident on the state of the nation and abroad.
Be sure to look for Rubin/Schwanitz's new book about Nazis, Islamists and the Mideast
The Gloria Center promotes Barry Rubin & Wolfgang G. Schwanitz's new book, "Nazis, Islamists and the Making of the Modern Middle East", which discusses the history of Nazi-Islamic collaborations during WW2, and the middle east that came after.
I was born in Pennsylvania in 1974, and moved to Israel in 1983. I also enjoyed reading a lot of comics when I was young, the first being Fantastic Four. I maintain a strong belief in the public's right to knowledge and accuracy in facts. I like to think of myself as a conservative-style version of Clark Kent. I don't expect to be perfect at the job, but I do my best.