There is a difference between patriotism and nationalism

Our winter has finally come to an end. Most of my neighbors are now tired of the snows and cold wind of our winter nights. The headaches of the next morning are starting to wear on us all and a yearning for old routines are getting more intense as the days passed into the spring.

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The Shamrak Report April 4, 2017

The Shamrak Report is an independent weekly editorial letter published since 2001. The aim is to promote the Jewish point of view on the Arab-Israel conflict; motivate Jewish people and our true friends to uphold the ideals and aspirations of traditional Zionism. The editorial is not sponsored by or affiliated with any government, political party or organization. You may use articles and letters on your website, FaceBook etc.

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Connecting the Middle East Dots (Text and Video)

Video No. 39;
Entire mini-seminar

1. According to the Saudi Arabian-based newspaper, Arab News, “the Arab Spring is not about seeking democracy, it is about Arabs killing Arabs… about hate and sectarian violence…. The Arab Spring is an accumulation of years of political corruption, human rights violations, sectarianism and poor education systems…. The Arabs were never united and are now divided beyond anybody’s imagination. Arabs hate each other more than they hate the outside enemy. Syrians are hurting Syrians and the Israelis are the ones who treat the Syrian wounds [in an Israeli field hospital built on the Golan Height].”

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Is the Palestinian issue a core cause of Mideast turbulence? (VIDEO)

Six Minute Video No. 38
Entire Online Seminar

1. Irrespective of – and unrelated to – the Palestinian issue, the Middle East is boiling, firing the 14-century-old Sunni-Shia intra-Muslim confrontation, exacerbating intra-Arab violence in Syria, Iraq, Libya, Yemen, Egypt, Tunisia, Bahrain and threatening to explode in every Arab country. The Arab Tsunami, which has erupted independent of the Palestinian issue, has been leveraged by Iran’s Ayatollahs, in order to advance their supremacist, megalomaniacal goal of dominating the Persian Gulf, the Middle East and beyond, notwithstanding the Palestinian issue, which has never played a substantial role in shaping the stormy intra-Arab and intra-Muslim relations and the Middle East agenda.

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The Shamrak Report March 21, 2017

The Shamrak Report is an independent weekly editorial letter published since 2001. The aim is to promote the Jewish point of view on the Arab-Israel conflict; motivate Jewish people and our true friends to uphold the ideals and aspirations of traditional Zionism. The editorial is not sponsored by or affiliated with any government, political party or organization. You may use articles and letters on your website, FaceBook etc.

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Israel’s security prerequisites in the real Middle East

YouTube 6-minute-video on-line seminar on US-Israel and the Mideast
Entire mini-seminar

1. Israel’s security requirements derive from the explosive Middle East, which requires an unusually high national security threshold, due to the 14-century-old intra-Muslim and intra-Arab unpredictability, intolerance, violence, volatility, fragmentation, treachery and the absence of intra-Arab peaceful-coexistence.

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King Ahab of Israel and Ben-Hadad of Syria

This article, which is a composite presentation of two newsletters originally published years ago at KingsCalendar (No 16 – and – No 17), principally concerns King Ahab of Israel and Ben-Hadad of Syria and its content directly relates to issues raised in the article Bible Misidentification of Kings 8th Century BC and to the The Battle of Qarqar 853 BC : Reliability of the Evidence.

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Bible Misidentification of Kings 8th Century BC

This article was originally posted on the old website under the title Assyrian, Babylonian and Israelite History 8th Century but has now been republished on this smartphone friendly site.

As a warning to those readers who hold that every English word in the Bible is Divine, infallible and immutable, this article indicates that some sections of Israelite history have been recorded incorrectly by the ancient redactors.

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Adad-Nirari III and his Western Campaigns: Tribute from Jehoash of Israel

The following article which was published many years ago on the old website, comes from Chapter Ten of ‘The King’s Calendar: The Secret of Qumran’ titled: 849 BCE to 756 BCE Athaliah to Uzziah & Jehu to Jeroboam II. (What is the King’s Calendar?) The article has been a little edited and external links are still current!

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Rules of Evidence Part 4: The Deaths of Jehoram of Israel and Ahaziah of Judah

The Law, Rules of Evidence & Archaeology Part 4 continues on from where Rules of Evidence Part 3 left off in relation to Legal Issues related to “The Battle of Qarqar – 853 BC” – and – Includes Issues related to Kings Calendar Chapter Nine : 883 BC. to 756 BC. The Ancient Near East. See also:

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