Monthly Archives: December 2012

Why the two-state solution is a non-starter

I am not a supporter of the Two State solution (i.e. one Jewish democratic state for Israel and one state for the Palestinians, which are intended to live side by side in peace and security) because it has always seemed obvious … Continue reading

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Supreme Court overturns Hanin Zouabi’s disqualification from running in elections

As I suspected in my earlier post on the traitorous Hanin Zouabi’s disqualification from running in the upcoming elections, Israel’s leftist Supreme Court overturned the disqualification: The Supreme Court on overturned the Central Election Committee’s decision to disqualify MK Hanin … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Another week has flown by and it’s time for my latest Good News Friday post. My first item is about a very unusual Egyptian: Maikel Nabil, a blogger, peace activist and human rights dissident amongst other things is visiting Israel, … Continue reading

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The Lieberman fiasco

A few weeks ago I wrote about the mystery surrounding the omission of Deputy FM Danny Ayalon from the Yisrael Beitenu list against the background of the resignation of the Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman. At the time there was speculation … Continue reading

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Wishing a Merry Christmas to my Christian friends

I would like to wish all my Christian readers and friends a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. May 2013 be a year of peace, happiness and prosperity for all of us. Manger Square in Bethlehem was packed last night … Continue reading

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A couple of post-Hannukah minor miracles

A couple of items in today’s news caught my attention today which I would classify in the category of post-Hannukah miracles (or Christmas miracles for those who are celebrating). The first and more important item is that Human Rights Watch, … Continue reading

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