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Good News Friday

After the hard week we’ve just been through, it’s not easy to write about good news. Nevertheless, for reasons that will become clear further on, here is another Good News Friday installment. We’ll start with one of Israel’s greatest natural … Continue reading

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Terror attacks in Canada – and more stone-throwing in Jerusalem

Israel has sadly not been the only victim of Muslim terrorism this week. In two terrorist attacks in Canada two soldiers were killed and several people injured. In the first terror attack, in an echo of yesterday’s attack in Jerusalem, … Continue reading

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Terror attack by vehicle in Jerusalem – 3-month old baby killed

As if predicted by my previous post, a Palestinian terrorist with previous form drove his car directly into a group of people waiting at the Ammunition Hill light rail stop, killing a 3-month old baby and injuring several others. A … Continue reading

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The battle for Jerusalem

Jerusalem has been under fire, both literally and diplomatically, for a long while now, but in recent weeks the situation has deteriorated sharply.  If the authorities, i.e Binyamin Netanyahu and his Public Security Minister Yitzchak Aharanovitch don’t get matters in … Continue reading

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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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