Center for Strategic Communication

Religions clash over Temple Mount / Noble Sanctuary

[ by Charles Cameron — not that that should be news.. also Egypt, Israel, Saudi ] . The bomber described in the upper panel, above, has a somewhat strained notion of revenge, it seems to me, though no doubt it makes sense to him. And you can tell that the button ad in...

Strange empathy

[ by Charles Cameron — is empathy really so very strange these days? ] . When I saw this in one of my feeds this morning .. I was strongly reminded of a remark I’ve mentioned before, found in the Talmud, Megillah 10b. R. Johanan is responding to the question “does the...

The Pillar of Cloud and the Pillar of Fire

[ by Charles Cameron — IDF terminology and the Gaza conflict, explanations of Exodus, an IDF video, Megillah 10b and the koan “with God on our side” / “with God on all sides” ] . photo credits: Schristia, Cloud; Chris Tangey, Fire . I’m...