Category Archives: International relations

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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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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Hypocrisy, as demonstrated by the White House

In this post I want to highlight the brazen double standards and utter screaming hypocrisy demonstrated by that ill-mannered hostile man who stands at the head of Israel’s ostensible best friend, America. The White House exempts its airstrikes on Syria … Continue reading

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Netanyahu’s UN speech: no new points, disagreement from the US

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu delivered his speech to the UN General Assembly yesterday evening, and the verdicts are varied.  You can read the full transcript here. He covered all the main points that we Israelis would wish him to make: … Continue reading

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