Michael Kuttner

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Glaring inconsistencies

Another week witnesses yet more mind-boggling contortions by so-called friends and declared foes alike. Michael Kuttner Surely by now, we should not be shocked or startled...

Frantic Frenzy

The Oxford dictionary definition of frenzy states “a period of uncontrolled excitement or wild behaviour.” Michael Kuttner Here in Israel, we seem to be experiencing an...

Collective and compulsive convulsions

One did not need to possess a crystal ball or read tea leaves in order to predict that 2023 would commence with Israel being...

Lumen accipe et imperti

This Latin motto of my old college, literally translated as “receive the light and pass it on”, is very relevant as we get ready...

Time to be resolute

Viktor Frankl, the renowned Austrian psychiatrist who was a Shoah survivor, wrote: “to suffer unnecessarily is masochistic rather than heroic.” Surveying the putrid and poisonous...

Meltdown

Definition: “A sudden loss of control over one’s feelings or behaviour.” With the final official results still to be confirmed, it looks as though Israeli...

Ballot box blues

If anecdotal feedback and surveys are anything to go by, an increasing number of potential voters are feeling tuned out as Election Day approaches...

Unprincipled

Definition: Someone lacking moral principles. Synonyms: Dishonest, corrupt, immoral, unscrupulous, devious, unethical, deceitful, underhand, dishonourable. Take your pick and apply it to any number of...

Double cross

Perfectly timed for the commencement of the Feast of Tabernacles (Sukkot), the heads of the United Kingdom Anglican and Roman Catholic Churches revealed their...

A nechtiker tog

This exquisite Yiddish expression loosely translated means “whom are you trying to fool?” After two thousand years of being abused, kicked around, targeted, slandered and accused...