Monthly Archives: September 2010

What Would you do?

“What would you do if your government decided by a democratic parliamentary vote that Maale Adumim would be part of a Palestinian state? Would you resist?” “I hope that’s a hypothetical question. I usually try to avoid dealing with hypothetical … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 14 Comments

He Who Saves A Life…..

Picture the scene. Two doting parents returning from a late night showing at the cinema on a Saturday night. As they turn into their street at around one in the morning, they see in the distance flashing lights of what … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 3 Comments

What’s in a Name?

What’s in a Name? Grandfather Nathan, his young wife Polly, and the first two of their eventual ten children, landed on the shores of England at the turn of the last-but-one century. I believe that Nathan or Eli-Nachum as he … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 9 Comments

Kill Em’ with Some Love

I had the privilege and honour of being part of the spontaneous singing and dancing as caught on camera here http://richardmillett.wordpress.com/2010/09/12/ahava-london-911-2010/ Now I don’t mean to gloat but my point mentioned here http://ruth33.wordpress.com/2010/08/19/existence-is-so-overrated/ is further strengthened. Just look at the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 8 Comments

So What’s your Solution?

I’m often asked by visiting journalists, politicians and academics as to what my solution is. I reject “the Two State Solution” and I’m not prepared for Israel to stop being a Jewish state. I wish neither to give citizenship to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 5 Comments

Dishonoring Honor

A friend recently commented on a poster by the wonderful StandWithUs which was raising awareness of what the Muslim world call Honour Killings. You know right? When they take the brave and “honourable” decision that a woman no longer has … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 3 Comments

Let the Real Arab Please Stand up

Yesterday in class I noticed one of my Moslem students who I hadn’t seen recently. I asked her how she was and she blushingly explained that she’s been absent for two weeks because her mother had been sick. She came … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 6 Comments