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Guest Post – Middle East news you might have missed over the chagim

This is another guest post by frequent contributor Brian Goldfarb, who brings us a review of Middle East-related news that you might have missed over the Jewish holiday period. So, let’s start with some good news (sort of), with David … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

It’s been a while since I last posted a proper Good News Friday post, so it’s good to get back into the swing of things. We’ll start with green energy, or perhaps it should be considered clean-tech: Israel is teaching … Continue reading

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Simchat Torah 5775 – Chag Same’ach!

The last and most joyous festival of the Jewish holiday season is almost upon us – Sukkot finishes tonight and Simchat Torah begins. I shall refer you to last year’s post on Simchat Torah if you would like to know … Continue reading

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The British Parliament’s vote to recognize “the Palestinian State”

I’m reluctant to post bad news on erev Chag, but I didn’t get around to this yesterday and I don’t want to ignore the issue. On Monday the British Parliament took time out from its domestic woes – the NHS … Continue reading

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Money aplenty for reconstructing Gaza but no money to fight Ebola

After Israel’s defensive war this summer against Hamas, the world as usual is in a great hurry to help the Palestinians reconstruct the damage to Gaza, and no matter how much Mahmoud Abbas promises to be transparent in the handling … Continue reading

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The antisemitism of the intelligentsia, disguised as anti-Zionism

A couple of recent articles caught my eye as I noticed a similar strain run through both pieces: the subject of antisemitism disguised as anti-Zionism. Haaretz, of all papers, has an article by Uzi Silber about The Jew Flu (h/t … Continue reading

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