Daily Archives: 4 January 2013

Good News Friday

Here is the latest installment in my Good News Friday series. My first item comes from my old homeland, England, where the Queen awarded an OBE to British-Israeli Professor Penelope Ur, for her work in promoting the English language: Prof. … Continue reading

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The political mugging of Israel over the Hagel and Kerry nominations

Following the furore over the possible nomination of Charles Hagel as US Secretary of Defence, Gil Troy in his Jerusalem Post blog writes that Israel was sandbagged in a political mugging over the nomination of Hagel: (Emphases are mine.) During … Continue reading

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