Monthly Archives: October 2012

Wedding Day!

Those of you who have been paying attention will have noticed a countdown timer in my right-hand sidebar, marking the passing days until Vered’s wedding. Well, the great day has finally arrived and I’m having a hard time trying to … Continue reading

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Haaretz, Gideon Levy, and the Israel apartheid canard

At the very end of my post about last week’s rocket barrage on the south I made a sarcastic passing reference to the fact that the foreign media completely ignored the terrorists’ attack on Israeli territory while concentrating on an … Continue reading

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It doesn’t stop – at least 16 rockets fired at Israel overnight

Just in case you thought that things had quietened down after the last barrage, you would be sadly mistaken. As usual, it all began when Israel hit back first. Early on Sunday, Palestinian terrorists fired two Grad rockets at Beer … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

More in my Good News Friday series. My first item for this week is slightly frivolous, and yet it has more important implications for the anti-BDS campaigners:  Israeli designer Kobi Levy’s highly unusual, not to say eccentric, shoes are begin … Continue reading

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Likud and Yisrael Beitenu to unite for upcoming elections

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has shocked the Israeli political system once again with yet another surprise move, announcing the merger of the Likud party with Avigdor Liberman’s Yisrael Beitenu: Nearly six months after shocking the political system by forming a … Continue reading

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Did we or didn’t we?

Bomb an armaments factory in Sudan, that is. The Sudanese say we did: An arms factory in Khartoum where there were blasts and a huge fire overnight was attacked by four military planes, a Sudanese minister said on Wednesday, blaming … Continue reading

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