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  • National Post Israel’s worst enemies often come from within Wednesday February 29th, 2012
    The Vladimir Schreiber Institute of Mathematics at Tel-Aviv University. George Orwell once said, “England is the only great nation whose intellectuals are ashamed of their country.” Orwell never met Israeli intellectuals. As the Post noted in its Saturday editorial, Israel Apartheid Week (IAW) is declining in vigour on North American campuses. But at Israel’s fo...
  • National Post The genius of Lionel Davidson Wednesday December 23rd, 2009
    One of my favourite novelists died Oct. 21 at the age of 87, and it took a while before the news reached me: The British-Israeli Lionel Davidson was relatively unknown on this side of the pond, so there were no prominent obituaries or fond recollective write-ups of his extraordinary novels in the Canadian media. I was first introduced to Davidson, a three-time winner of the Crime W...
  • National Post David Solway’s Hear, O Israel!: A Feast for the Conservative Mind Sunday December 20th, 2009
    Hear, O Israel! By David Solway Canadian Values Press (Mantua Books) 181 pages; $25 On September 10, 2001, Canadian David Solway was merely an acclaimed poet, educator, and literary critic, warming himself (and his unexamined 1960s-era left-wing views) on a tranquil Greek island. On September 11, 2001, he became a prophet. Watching the collapse of the twin towers on a televi...
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