Op-Eds 2006-2012



2012


  1. Gerald M. Steinberg,  "From Tragedy to Farce: International Human Rights Day 2012​" - The Times of Israel, December 10, 2012
  2. ​Gerald M. Steinberg, "Free Gaza - from Hamas" - the algemeiner, November 28, 2012
  3. Gerald M. Steinberg, "Lessons Learned?" - The Jerusalem Post, November 24, 2012
  4. Gerald M. Steinberg, "By all means, free Gaza - from Hamas" - The Canadian Jewish News, November 23, 2012
  5. Gerald M. Steinberg, "Human rights hypocrisy in Gaza"  - National Post, November 20, 2012
  6. Gerald M. Steinberg, "NGO hypocrisy in Gaza" - The Times of Israel, November 15, 2012
  7. Gerald M. Steinberg, "Restoring Israeli Deterrence" - The Times of Israel, November 14, 2012
  8. Gerald M. Steinberg, "The "Apartheid Poll" - סקר האפרטהייד" - Israel Today (Hebrew: ישראל היום), November 1, 2012
  9. Gerald M. Steinberg, "The Haaretz poll travesty, NIF funding, and the Durban Strategy" - JNS News Service, October 28, 2012
  10. Gerald M. Steinberg, "Waiting for Turkey's Apology" - The Times of Israel, October 4, 2012
  11. Gerald M. Steinberg, "Breaking what silence?" - The Jerusalem Post, September 11, 201
  12. Gerald M. Steinberg and Yitzhak Santis, "The Debate on Jew-Washing - Beyond Ideology" - The Daily Beast, August 13, 2012
  13. Gerald M. Steinberg, "Please stop dumbing down Israel's realities" - The Canadian Jewish News, August 5, 2012
  14. Gerald M. Steinberg, "Because of our sins, we were exiled from our land" - The Times of Israel, July 25, 2012
  15. Gerald M. Steinberg and Yitzhak Santis, "On 'Jew-Washing' And BDS" - The Jewish Week, July 24, 2012
  16. Gerald M. Steinberg, "Euro President Barroso: Freeze Funding for Political NGOs" - The Times of Israel, July 9, 2012
  17. Gerald M. Steinberg, "Facing the Facts: On Human Rights, Bias, and Professional Standards" - The Times of Israel, July 5, 2012
  18. Gerald M. Steinberg, "The Facade of Expertise at Human Rights Watch" - The Times of Israel, June 24, 2012
  19. Gerald M. Steinberg, "The Myths of 1967 and Today's Realities" - The Jerusalem Post, May 20, 2012
  20. Gerald M. Steinberg and Naftali Balanson, "How the EU-NGO alliance destabilizes Jerusalem" - The Times of Israel, May 20, 2012
  21. Gerald M. Steinberg, "EU fed lies about Israel and West Bank" - The Jewish Chronicle (thejc.com), May 17, 2012
  22. Gerald M. Steinberg, "Netanyahu's 'big bang': A preliminary analysis" - The Times of Israel, May 8, 2012
  23. Gerald M. Steinberg, "What B'Tselem does not know and refuses to admit" - The Jerusalem Post, May 7, 2012
  24. Gerald M. Steinberg, "Taking back our national sovereignty, again" - The Times of Israel, April 23, 2012
  25. Gerald M. Steinberg, "Recalling the Jenin 'massacre' libel" - The Jerusalem Post, April 8, 2012
  26. Gerald M. Steinberg, "Why 'this night' is still different" - The Times of Israel, April 5, 2012
  27. Gerald M. Steinberg and Gidon Shaviv,  "Rights and democracy: Learning from Canada's NGO experience​" - The Times of Israel, March 29, 2012
  28. Gerald M. Steinberg,  "'Human rights', incitement and child murders" - The Times of Israel, March 23, 2012
  29. Gerald M. Steinberg and Jason Edelstein, "Why is the NIF Panicking?" - The Jerusalem Post, March 21, 2012
  30. Gerald M. Steinberg, "Human Rights Watch's Lost Credibility" - the algemeiner, February 26, 2012
  31. Gerald M. Steinberg, "Exploiting apartheid for political warfare" - bitterlemons.org, February 23, 2012
  32. Gerald M. Steinberg, "Adalah, the NIF and BDS: End the secrecy" - The Jerusalem Post, February 20, 2012
  33. Gerald M. Steinberg, "Israel's vibrant democracy" - The Times of Israel, February 19, 2012
  34. Gerald M. Steinberg, "'Critical solidarity' - Israel bashing by another name"  - The Canadian Jewish News, February 16, 2012


2011


  1. Gerald M. Steinberg,  "NGO Warfare" - The Jerusalem Report, December 19, 2011

  2. Gerald M. Steinberg,  "European democracy or hypocrisy?"Israel HaYom, December 8, 2011

  3. Gerald M. Steinberg,  "Child soldiers of Hamas not the sole victims of a conflict clouded by propaganda" - The Australian, December 3, 2011

  4. Gerald M. Steinberg,  "Giving credit where credit is due?" - The Jerusalem Post, November 1, 2011

  5. Gerald M. Steinberg and Anne Herzberg,  "The UN's Integral Role in Palestinian Rejectionism" - inFocus Quarterly (The Jewish Policy Center), Fall 2011

  6. Gerald M. Steinberg,  "More diplomatic theater?" - bitterlemons.org, July 4, 2011

  7. Gerald M. Steinberg,  "Nakba myth stands in the way of peace" - The Canadian Jewish News, June 16, 2011

  8. Gerald M. Steinberg and Jason Edelstein,  "Amnesty International is losing its way" - The Jerusalem Post, June 13, 2011

  9. Gerald M. Steinberg,  "The human rights sham" - Ynetnews, May 5, 2011

  10. Gerald M. Steinberg,  "Jewish, democratic and independent" - The Jerusalem Post, May 4, 2011

  11. Gerald M. Steinberg,  "Goldstone reconsidered" - The Canadian Jewish News, April 28, 2011

  12. Gerald M. Steinberg,  "Judge Goldstone vs. The Goldstone Report?" - Washington Jewish Week, March 23, 2011

  13. Gerald M. Steinberg,  "Israel, Legitimacy and Human Rights: An interview with Professor Gerald Steinberg of NGO Monitor" - New Vilna Review, March 16, 2011

  14. Gerald M. Steinberg,  "Poverty and Gravity in post- Mubarak Egypt" - The Canadian Jewish News, March 3, 2011

  15. Gerald M. Steinberg,  "Transparency for NGOs is not anti-democratic" - Haaretz, February 23, 2011

  16. Gerald M. Steinberg,  "Time to hold these groups to account" - The Jewish Chronicle (thejc.com), January 13, 2011

  17. Gerald M. Steinberg,  "NGO inquiry has wrong focus, framework" - JTA, January 12, 2011

  18. Gerald M. Steinberg,  "Europe needs a parliamentary inquiry on NGO funding" - The Jerusalem Post, January 9, 2011

  19. BBC Radio Interview:  "Gerald M. Steinberg on the Israel NGO debate," January 6, 2011

  20. Gerald M. Steinberg,  "Freezing Palestinian Myths" - The Canadian Jewish News, January 6, 2011


2010

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  1. Book Review by Gerald M. Steinberg:  Present at Israel's re-creation, November 1, 2010.
  2. Gerald M. Steinberg,  "Exposing the human rights facade" - The Jerusalem Post, November 24, 2010.
  3. Gerald M Steinberg and Jason Edelstein,  "Turning the tables on BDS" - The Jerusalem Post, November 6, 2010.
  4. Gerald M Steinberg,  "Margaret Atwood duped by NGO propoganda" - The Canadian Jewish News, November 4, 2010.
  5. Gerald M Steinberg,  "Canadian journalists aid demonization campaign" - The Canadian Jewish News, October 10, 2010.
  6. Gerald M Steinberg,  "Selling out to Soros" - New York Post, September 13, 2010.
  7. Gerald M Steinberg,  "Artificial peace messages" - Ynetnews, September 1, 2010.
  8. Gerald M Steinberg,  "Comment: Peace talks? Don't get your hopes up" - The Jewish Chronicle (thejec.com), August 26, 2010.
  9. Gerald M Steinberg,  "Analysis: Galant needs strategy for moral warfare" - The Jerusalem Post, August 24, 2010.
  10. Gerald M Steinberg,  "The confrontational politics of conversion" - The Canadian Jewish News, August 19, 2010.
  11. Gerald M Steinberg,  "NGO transparency will protect democracy" - The Jerusalem Post, August 18, 2010
  12. Gerald M Steinberg and Asher Fredman (NGO Monitor),  "The Real Danger to Israel's Civic Society" - Haaretz, August 6, 2010.
  13. Gerald M Steinberg,  "Isolation as Political Warfare" - bitterlemons-international.org, August 5, 2010.
  14. Gerald M Steinberg,  "The dangerous Jeremiah Syndrome" - The Jerusalem Post, July 19, 2010.
  15. Gerald M Steinberg,  "Half the truth that's fit to print" - The Jerusalem Post, July 11, 2010.
  16. Gerald M Steinberg,  "The Gaza flotilla and the dirty NGO war" - The Canadian Jewish News, July 8, 2010.
  17. Gerald M Steinberg, NPR- "To the Point," July 7, 2010.
  18. Gerald M Steinberg,  "Bibi's secret peace plan- Dancing with the (IDF) Stars" - July 7, 2010.
  19. Gerald M Steinberg and David Leitner,  "Nuclear fallout traps Washington and Jerusalem" - The Jerusalem Post, June 9, 2010.
  20. Gerald M Steinberg,  "The War Against Israel" - The Wall Street Journal, June 7, 2010.
  21. Gerald M Steinberg, BBC: Gaza Flotilla, NGO's and the Exploitation of Human Rights, click here for audio of BBC Europe Today, June 1, 2010.
  22. Gerald M Steinberg, BBC: Gaza Flotilla, NGO's and the Exploitation of Human Rights, click here for audio of News Hour, 20:00 GMT BBC World Service, May 31, 2010.
  23. Gerald M Steinberg,  "Right of Reply: Israel's academic Left on the attack" - The Jerusalem Post, May 17, 2010.
  24. Gerald M Steinberg,  "After 62 years, Israel has much to celebrate" - The Canadian Jewish News, May 13, 2010
  25. Gerald M Steinberg, CBC radio- The Current- Gerald Steinberg, "Israel's Policy of Nuclear Ambiguity is the Least Bad Options given Middle Eastern realities," May 12, 2010
  26. Gerald M Steinberg,  "Human Rights Watch versus human rights" - The Jerusalem Post, May 8, 2010
  27. Gerald M Steinberg,  "BBC propagandists caught in the act" - The Canadian Jewish News, Apr. 15, 2010
  28. Gerald M Steinberg,  "Not Quite Free" - The Jerusalem Post, Apr. 13, 2010
  29. Gerald M Steinberg,  "When Ben Gurion said no to JFK" - The Jerusalem Post, March 28, 2010
  30. Gerald M Steinberg,  "Analysis: Palestinians saw chance for violence, and took it" - The Jewish Chronicle (thejc.com), March 18, 2010
  31. Gerald M Steinberg,  "Was Moses a war criminal?" - The Canadian Jewish News, March 18, 2010
  32. Gerald M Steinberg,  "The sad state of 'human rights' organizations" - The Ottawa Citizen, March 14, 2010
  33. Gerald M Steinberg,  "Israel's Right to Self Defense" - Wall Street Journal, February 23, 2010
  34. CBC "As It Happens," February 16, 2010 - Non-government organizations are, by definition, agencies that operate outside the government -- and as such, they often don't reflect the government's official views. Nor are they required to. At least that's the idea. But when it comes to the Montreal-based NGO, Rights & Democracy, things are substantially more complicated than that.
  35. Gerald M Steinberg,  "Restting Europe-Israel Relations" - The Jerusalem Post, Jan. 11, 2010


2009


  1. Gerald M Steinberg , "Human Rights NGOs Need a Monitor," The Jewish Daily Forward, December 30, 2009

  2. Gerald M Steinberg , "Is the occupation just an excuse?" Canadian Jewish News, December 17, 2009

  3. Gerald M Steinberg , "Day to mourn, not celebrate, human rights," The Australian, December 14, 2009

  4. Shmuel Rosner, "Gerald Steinberg on European funding for Israeli NGO's," Rosner's Domain, Jerusalem Post, December 2, 2009

  5. Gerald M Steinberg , "From Dreyfus to Goldstone," Canadian Jewish News, November 19, 2009

  6. Gerald M Steinberg , "Manipulating the marketplace of ideas," Ha'aretz, November 27, 2009

  7. Gerald M Steinberg and Dan Kosky, "Watchdog puts no bite on despots," The Washington Post, November 15, 2009

  8. Inside Story - Palestine water shortage, Al Jazeera, October 28, 2009

    1. Donatella Rovera, Amnesty International

    2. Gerald Steinberg, executive director, NGO Monitor

    3. Shaddad Attili, Palestine Water Authority

  9. http://english.aljazeera.net/programmes/insidestory/2009/11/20091111141817912970.html Inside Story aired on Wednesday, November 11, 2009​ Religion plays a large part in Israel's claims to the land it lies on and Palestinian hopes for statehood.  Inside Story discusses with guests Lamis Andoni, a Palestinian activists from Beirut, Rabbi Yehiel Grenimann, from Rabbis for human rights, and Prof Gerald Steinberg, from the Political Studies Department and Conflict Resolution program at Bar Ilan University. This episode of .

  10. Gerald M Steinberg, "Watchdog's reports on Israel are grossly biased," The Ottawa Citizen, November 4, 2009

  11. Gerald M Steinberg, "Jerusalem: 'We win, you lose'," Jerusalem Post, October 7, 2009

  12. Gerald M Steinberg, "The State of the Jewish Nation - 5770," September 19, 2009

  13. Gerald M Steinberg, "U.N. Smears Israeli Self-Defense As 'War Crimes' A one-sided report on the Gaza war lets Hamas off the hook," Wall Street Journal, September 17, 2009

  14. Gerald M Steinberg, "Right of Reply: Isolating Israel through language of human rights," Jerusalem Post, August 31, 2009

  15. Gerald M Steinberg, "Beware the Jeremiah syndrome," Canadian Jewish News, August 27, 2009

  16. Gerald M Steinberg, "York U and HRW: naming and shaming," Canadian Jewish News, July 30, 2009

  17. Gerald M Steinberg, "Swedish government funds anti-Semitic NGOs," Jerusalem Post, August 19, 2009

  18. Gerald M Steinberg, "War Crimes or Political Warfare?," Jerusalem Report, August 17, 2009

  19. Gerald M Steinberg, "Advice to Mary Robinson - Apologize," Jerusalem Post, August 11, 2009

  20. Gerald M Steinberg, "Comment: Transparency, not ban, is the way to handle foreign NGO funding," Jerusalem Post, August 2, 2009

  21. Gerald M Steinberg, "Right of Reply: Ideological dead-enders defend HRW," Jerusalem Post, August 2, 2009

  22. Gerald M Steinberg, "From Gulag Liberators to Saudi Retainers: Human Rights Watch has betrayed its original mission," National Review, July 21, 2009

  23. Herb Keinon, "Diplomacy: Israel vs. Human Rights Watch," Jerusalem Post, July 16, 2009

  24. Gerald M Steinberg, "Comment: Political, legal assault against Israel is just beginning," Jerusalem Post, July 5, 2009

  25. Gerald M Steinberg, "European funding for the narrative war," Jerusalem Post, June 29, 2009

  26. Gerald M Steinberg, "Straight Talk: Netanyahus's response to Obama," Jerusalem Post, June 15, 2009

  27. Gerald M Steinberg, "York's farce of a conference," The National Post, June 9, 2009

  28. Gerald M Steinberg, "Analysis: Mideast dream needs more than eloquence," The Jerusalem Post, June 5, 2009

  29. Gerald M Steinberg, "Taking back the narrative," The Jerusalem Post, May. 30, 2009

  30. Gerald M Steinberg, "Narrative wars and 'the days'," The Canadian Jewish News, May 28, 2009

  31. Gerald M Steinberg, "Building on Durban 2" Jerusalem Report May 25, 2009

  32. Gerald M Steinberg, "York University vs. Israel: Academic freedom or Academic Farce?" May 22, 2009

  33. Gerald M Steinberg, "Beyond the Left-Right diatribe," The Jerusalem Post, April 26, 2009

  34. Gerald M Steinberg, "Durban II: Canada did the right thing ," The Canadian Jewish News, April 21, 2009

  35. Gerald M Steinberg, "The U.N.'s Anti-Antiracism Conference," The Wall Street Journal Europe, April 22, 2009

  36. Gerald M Steinberg, "Analysis: Ahmadinejad buries the Durban process" The Jerusalem Post, April 21, 2009

  37. Gerald M Steinberg, "Inside Story: Bureaucracy and hypocrisy in Geneva" The Jerusalem Post, April 20, 2009

  38. Gerald M Steinberg, "Analysis: A theater of the absurd" The Jerusalem Post, April 17, 2009

  39. Gerald M Steinberg, "Analysis: Will 'Civil Society Forum' repeat 2001's anti-Semitism?" The Jerusalem Post, April 13, 2009

  40. Gerald M Steinberg, "Freedom First," The Jerusalem Post, April 8, 2009

  41. Gerald M Steinberg, "Human rights groups should advocate for Schalit ," Canadian Jewish News, April 2, 2009

  42. Gerald M Steinberg, "Strategy needed to preserve Durban 2 victory," The Jerusalem Post, March 21, 2009

  43. Gerald M Steinberg, "Israel-bashing Jews: not in my name!" Canadian Jewish News, March 5, 2009

  44. Gerald M Steinberg, "Analysis: Will the conference be delegitimized?" The Jerusalem Post, March 4, 2009

  45. Gerald M Steinberg, "Coalition negotiations: Avoiding a lose-lose outcome" Jerusalem Post March 3, 2009

  46. Gerald Steinberg, "Analysis: US decision could be key to ending 'soft-power attacks' on Israel," Jerusalem Post, March 1, 2009

  47. Gerald Steinberg and Bernard Gwertzman, Interview: Prospects for a Centrist 'Grand Coalition' in Israel, New York Times, February 20, 2009

  48. "Obama's High-Risk Engagement at 'Durban II'" Jerusalem Post, February 16 2009

  49. "Israelis Chose Pragmatism, Not Lieberman" February 11 2009

  50. "The BBC takes on Oxfam and Care" Canadian Jewish News, February 5, 2009

  51. "Netanyahu or Livni? Israelis Weigh Election Options" - Todayonline.com, February 5 2009

  52. "Analysis: EU-Funded Palestinian NGO Leading the 'Spanish Inquisition'" - Jerusalem Post, January 30 2009

  53. "Human Rights as a Weapon" - Forbes.com, January 28 2009

  54. "For HRW, Israel Is Always Guilty" - Jerusalem Post, January 25 2009

  55. "Right of Reply: War, Human Rights, and Democracy" - Jerusalem Post, January 22 2009

  56. "Cast Lead: Impact and Achievements" - Totallyjewish.com News, January 22 2009

  57. "Human Rights Watch: White (Phosphorous) Lies" - Jerusalem Post, January 18 2009

  58. "Hamas Have Themselves to Blame" - Journal, Issue 16, January 11 2009

  59. "Analysis: Diplomatic Front - The Cease-Fire Game" - Jerusalem Post, January 9 2009

  60. "Analysis: Czechs Lead Divided European Delegation" - Jerusalem Post, January 5 2009

2008

"Bad Timing: B'tselem and the Durban Conference" - Jewish Week, December 30 2008

"No Good Options" - Bitterlemons.org, December 22 2008

"Arab Peace or Durban War?" - Jerusalem Post, November 25 2008

"Double Standards and the Other 'Occupations'" - Canadian Jewish News, November 7 2008

"Elections to Test Israeli Pragmatism" - October 28 2008"

"Jerusalem Terror, Predicable 'Spontaneity'" CJN October 10 2008

"Some Reasons to be Hopeful - 5769" September 26, 2008

"A Letter To Bob Rae" - Canadian Jewish News, September 11 2008

"Bush Recognizes Opportunity" - Ynetnews.com (English translation from Yediot Ahronot), July 23 2008

"Obama Reconsidered: An Israeli View" - Jewish Week, July 23 2008

"NGO Black Hole in the Foreign Ministry" - Jerusalem Post, July 8 2008

"Analysis: Terror's Predictable Spontaneity" - Jerusalem Post, July 3 2008

"Olmert's Best Chance" - Bitterlemons.org, June 30 2008

"Funding Israel's Detractors" - Wall Street Journal Europe, May 6 2008

"60 Years on the Map" - Jerusalem Post, May 5 2008

"Is Canada Funding 'Human Insecurity'?" - Canadian Jewish News, April 17 2008

"Durban 2009: Will the NGOs Join Canada?" - Canadian Jewish News, March 20 2008

"Watching Human Rights" - International Herald Tribune, March 8/9 2008

"Occupying Gaza, Again" - Canadian Jewish News, February 2008

"Overselling Peace Hopes, Again" - Canadian Jewish News, January 24 2008

"Antisemitism and the Propaganda War in Gaza" - March 3 2008

"The Bush Visit and Tensions in the U.S.-Israel Relationship" - Jerusalem Issue Brief, Vol. 7 No. 27, January 7 2008

2007

"A Jewish State" - Canadian Jewish News, December 20 2007

"Righting Rights Wrongs" - National Review Online (revised and extended version of article published in the Jerusalem Post), December 10 2007

"From defenders to defamers" - Jerusalem Post, December 9 2007

"Decoding the U.S. National Intelligence Estimate on Iran's Nuclear Weapons Program" - Jerusalem Issue Brief, Vol. 7 No. 24, December 5 2007

"Annapolis: Guide for the Perplexed" - Themedialine.org, November 21 2007

"Why Are the IAEA and Dr. Mohammed El-Baradei Protecting Iran?" - Jerusalem Issue Brief, Vol. 7 No. 19, November 4 2007

"Ignoring Burma" - Washington Times, October 2 2007

"Israeli Politics: What's next?" - Canadian Jewish News, September 26 2007

"HRW's damage can't be undone" - Jerusalem Post, September 6 2007

"Europe to host NGO attack on Israel" - Jerusalem Post, August 23 2007

"Peace castles in the air?" - Bitterlemons.org, Palestinian-Israeli Crossfire (Edition 30), August 13 2007

"It's time for a debate on the New Israel Fund" - Canadian Jewish News (page 10), August 2 2007

"One Step Forward?" - New York Sun, July 9 2007 (For an expanded version click here)

"Britain's obsessive boycotters" - Jerusalem Post, May 30 2007

"Scrutinize Amnesty International" - New York Sun, May 23 2007

"Anti-Israel boycotts: A British disease" - Jewish Week, May 18 2007

"Where Europe fails" - Jerusalem Post, May 9 2007

"Abusing the Holocaust" - Jerusalem Post, April 14 2007

"Watching the Watchers, Part Two" - New York Sun, March 20 2007

"Weak leaders and no common ground" - Bitterlemons.org, Palestinian-Israeli Crossfire (Edition 11), March 19 2007

"Avoid the 'grand solution' temptation" - Jerusalem Post, March 15 2007

"Reining in CIDA's radicals" - Canadian Jewish News, March 8 2007

"Manipulating 'civil society'" - Jerusalem Post, February 1 2007

"The next Zionist revolution" - Jerusalem Post, January 28 2007

"A realistic strategy for peace" - Jerusalem Post, January 6 2007

2006

"There couldn't be a more perfect time" - Jerusalem Post, December 10 2006

"Still 'third world' after all these years" - Jerusalem Post, November 19 2006

"The Source of Ignatieff's Myths" - Canadian Jewish News, November 9 2006

"Getting beyond slogans of Palestinian victimization" - Jerusalem Post, November 5 2006

"Israeli disengagement frozen; de facto Palestinian trusteeship: Analysis of Israeli domestic politics after the war" - Bitterlemons.org, August 7 2006

"Is a Sustainable Cease-Fire in Lebanon Realistic? If Not, What is the Alternative?" - Jerusalem Issue Brief, Vol. 6 No. 5, Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, July 30 2006

"NGOs that Take Sides" - Jerusalem Post, July 30 2006

"Europe's Disproportionate Criticism" - Wall Street Journal, July 17 2006

"Can the G8 succeed where the UN failed?" - Jerusalem Post, July 16 2006

"Return to Gaza: Disengagement has failed" - National Post (Canada), June 29 2006

"Gaza beach - when politics trumps human rights" - Onlineopinion.com, June 23 2006

"Anti-Israel obsessions" - Canadian Jewish News, June 15 2006

"Human-Rights Schizophrenia" - National Review Online, May 23 2006. Human Rights Watch shows a disturbing disparity in its treatment of Israel and China

"Why 'this night' is still different" - Jerusalem Post, April 9 2006