Author Archives: Yakov Hirsch

About Yakov Hirsch

Yakov Hirsch is a writer and poker player who lives in New York

The chutzpah of hasbara

Israel returns 1000 Sudanese nationals to certain punishment. Wait, didn’t the west get eternal obloquy and scorn for just such measures against Jews?

Posted in Israel/Palestine | 15 Comments

A story that even ‘hasbara’ cannot explain

Israel’s coaxing of Ethiopian women to take birth control, evidently so as to suppress African birth rate, is a story that flies in the face of democracy

Posted in Israel/Palestine | 41 Comments

Iran is so irrational it would invite its own destruction (Inside the mind of the anti-anti-Semites)

Why does Netanyahu believe that Iran is so irrational as to commit national suicide by attacking Israel? Well, he’s an anti-anti-Semite

Posted in Israel/Palestine | 13 Comments

‘NYT’ responds to Netanyahu: ‘Israelis misled and bullied US’ before Sabra and Shatila too

An op-ed in the Times saying that Israel bullied the US into accepting its version of events before the horrific Sabra and Shatila massacre 30 years ago is a brilliant response to Netanyahu’s claims that Iran is led by fanatical zealots and must be attacked

Posted in Israel/Palestine | 37 Comments

Moses and Mohammed are not equivalent figures in Jewish and Islamic faiths

Not a day goes by without deception and propaganda from Jeffrey Goldberg

Posted in Israel/Palestine | 184 Comments

Why does Goldberg inject Holocaust into Netanyahu’s calculations? (To play us)

Jeffrey Goldberg interprets Netanyahu for Americans: He’s just trying to save the Jewish people. Not a cynical bone in Jeffrey’s body!

Posted in Israel/Palestine | 7 Comments