Israel, the United States, and the Mishegoss
The passage of United Nations Security Council Resolution 2334 on December 23, 2016 prompted me to share these words on Facebook:
No doubt this issue is more complicated than I can fully appreciate. That said, I stand with my country and its leaders in support of their decision not to veto the United Nations Security Council resolution. For sure, peace requires movement from both ends. However, the continued expansion of settlements represents a poke in the eye to Palestinians, and moves the sides away from any opportunity for peace.
We are moving into a world—along about January 20, 2017—when confrontation will rule. In the meantime, however, I applaud a decision in