Category Archives: middle east muddle

I’ll huff and i’ll puff

Listening to President elected ( so they say) Donald Trump’s speech had me confused; on the one hand he had made up for the omission of the Jews on International Holocaust memorial day by speaking of the suffering of the … Continue reading

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blaming no one but accepting responsibility

Thinking of all that violence  justified by all those condemnations  of those who build  by those who seek to destroy.  In Germany recently  i had that moment of epiphany ; standing in line in the post office  i had a box of books … Continue reading

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selected compassion does not work

It has been a rude awakening realising that for some people a murder is justified politically as long as it does not occur to them locally they do not mind if people are killed by a gun shooting or knife … Continue reading

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the other day

The other day i ran into Kabale, an African Moslem  from Ghana  who has been living in Italy half his life from the age of 16- he just spent a night in the German jail after being harassed by police when visiting his brother … Continue reading

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Reasons for moving to the unreasonable middle east

The other day i heard Jonathan safran foer speaking , reading from his book “here i am” , translated in hebrew, so i read to “Hineni” , as the biblical quote Leonard cohen made into a song before he passed … Continue reading

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comparing moslems to jews

sort of like comparing bananas to oranges, (orange jews –ok i could not avoid that pun , sorry)  The Moslems are 1.6. billion, and are the second growing religion in the world ,  they live in more than 50 countries that … Continue reading

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poor moslems

” Black Lives Matter together with far left organizations on Saturday held a demonstration in Toronto protesting US President Donald Trump’s “racism,” “Islamophobia,” and his decision to temporarily ban the citizens of seven countries from entering the US. The organizations … Continue reading

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