About Asher Weiss

Asher Weiss writes for JEWCY on U.S. foreign policy and the politics of the Middle East.   He is also a singer-songwriter who regularly gigs around the city. http://asherweissmusic.bandcamp.com/album/bushwick-to-boston

Obama’s Irrational Preoccupation with the Settlements

By October 6, 2009

Since taking office this past January, President Obama has pressed for renewed peace negotiations between Israel and the Palestinian Authority. While he has exhorted both sides to make concessions, the bulk of his effort, at least publicly, has been to … Read More

Holocaust Denial on Facebook

By May 27, 2009

It’s hard to believe, but in this year, 2009 CE, only about 64 years after Adolf Hitler and his Nazis were forced to end their systematic destruction of the Jewish people, there are some who deny that the Holocaust, the … Read More

Happy Belated 61st, Israel

By April 30, 2009

Yesterday, Israel celebrated Yom Ha’atzmaut, Independence Day. Across the country, people gathered in celebration. There was singing, dancing, drinking (this may very well have preceded the singing and dancing), fire-works, and everyone’s favorite Israeli musicians. It was a time to … Read More