Category Archives: The Long Island Jewish World

Middle East Legal Lesson

Making international law meaningful in a world of conflict In a quiet Jerusalem classroom at the Hebrew University Faculty of Law, men and women from countries as diverse as Armenia, the U.S., Singapore, Uganda, Norway and Israel responded enthusiastically to the intellectual challenges Prof. Robbie

The July 9th Symposium: Standing Up for Israel

As Hamas rockets launched from Gaza were falling upon Israel, The July 9th Symposium convened at the United States Congress Capitol Visitors Center, held to assess the past ten years since the issuance of the International Court of Justice Advisory Opinion on Israel’s Terrorism Prevention

March of the Living

Reminder of ‘lives and futures lost, stolen and trampled, but not forgotten’     The year 2014 marks the 70th anniversary of the deportation of the Hungarian Jewish community to the Nazi killing camps of Auschwitz-Birkenau. The gravity of this passage of time was clear-

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

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.