All posts by Richard D. Heideman

What’s Right With the Middle East

Israel is the nation-state of the Jewish people The State of Israel is the nation-state of the Jewish people. “The Arab League, meeting in Cairo … endorsed the Palestinian Authority president’s rejection of Israel’s demand for recognition as a Jewish state” according to The Washington Post (March

Countering Illegal Boycotts of Israel

Educational, corporate and political organizations have stepped up efforts to isolate Israel through academic discrimination and economic blacklisting. Wrongly, organizations funded either directly or indirectly by U.S. taxpayers are advocating these boycotts. The American Studies Association announced a boycott of Israeli academic institutions, following boycotts announced by the Association for

Wrongful Accusations of Apartheid

It’s an old game: blame the innocent and make the innocent look guilty. What Israel built was not a border, but a barrier against death and destruction. What Israel built was protection, not apartheid. The separation wall between North and South Korea is armed and

The Hijacking of Apartheid

The Palestinians and her supporters have blindly but broadly attempted to brand Israel as a racist criminal state. In remembering Nelson Mandela, we most recall his determined leadership in bringing down apartheid – the separation of races – in South Africa. His passing after a

The Roadmap to Nowhere

Nov. 19, 2013 marked the 10-year anniversary of the unanimous adoption by the UN Security Council of the “Roadmap” for Mideast peace. A decade later, world leaders continue to misassign blame upon Israel for the Roadmap’s failure to resolve the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians.