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Sobel, Jerrold, L.
By Jerrold L. Sobel
Contributor residing in the U.S.
Articles in this column
Along with traditional terrorism and political recalcitrance, the Palestinian Arabs, their fellow Islamists, and a recognizable cadre of their sympathizers continually develop additional pressure tactics to erode the sovereignty of Israel.  (Full Story)
One thing about liberals particularly those in the media they’re good at bolstering an incompetent President by shifting the discussion of the American humiliation in the Middle East from the outrages themselves to Mitt Romney’s response.  (Full Story)
On March 26, 2010 Newsmax published an article entitled, “Obama Snubs Netanyahu at White House.”  For those of you with collective memory loss, if you remember, up to that point this was just the biggest of many snubs by the Obama Administration against the Israeli government. (Full Story)
Amongst other seemingly irreconcilable issues such as: water rights; Arab street incitement; demilitarization of a Palestinian state, the core impediments between the Palestinians led by Mahmoud Abbas and Israel are: recognized borders, sovereignty over Jerusalem, and the right of return of six hundred thousand Palestinians and their  progeny dating back to 1948.  (Full Story)
On October 26, 2008, then Senator Barack Obama gave a radio interview on WBEZ Chicago.  He was asked by the moderator his views on the accomplishments of the Civil Rights movement.  He replied: “If you look at the victories and failures of the civil rights movement and its litigation strategy in the court, I think where it succeeded was to vest formal rights in previously dispossessed peoples.” (Full Story)
Since creating the Israeli Advocate in 2008 I’ve never ceased to marvel and be intrigued at the responses I receive from my articles and that of my contributors.  Dependent upon the political persuasion, mood, or a particular reader’s state of mind at the time the article is read, the variance of response runs the gamut from:  “Take me off your ******g mailing list” to “absolutely brilliant,” and shades in between.  (Full Story)
Historically speaking,  it’s never difficult for writers of Jewish history to find an anniversary date connected with a tragedy.  For example, a couple days ago I was enjoying an evening surfing the Web to see if anything stood out in Jewish history on my birthday, June 28th.   (Full Story)
For those of you old enough to remember, during their epic heavyweight battle in 1974 known as the “Rumble in the Jungle,” Muhammad Ali made famous a defensive ploy known as the “Rope-a-Dope.”  Flailing on the ropes, the former boxing great feigned being beaten by then World Heavy Weight Champion George Foreman. (Full Story)
You could cut the hostility with a knife.  The stares, the disdain, the occasional expectoration as our group passed a cadre of Arabs as we journeyed down the narrow streets of the old city.  Jerusalem, the ancient capital of the Jewish people is a beautiful place to visit if you’re willing to watch your guard at all times.  As my fiance and I were soon to find out, violence can erupt at any time. (Full Story)
This past week 74 House Democrats sent President Obama a letter urging continued pressure on Israel to adhere to a two state resolution of the Middle East conflict.  However, public record brings into question the sincerity of the authors.
  (Full Story)

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