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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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European aid to Palestinians is wasted while Syrian refugees are desperate for help

Despite European irritation at Israel at its refusal to accept their meddlesome guidelines on settlements, Europe is equally unhappy at funding the Palestinians since they discovered that most PA civil workers are not in fact working (besides the fact that … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Today is a special Friday, being erev Shabbat Hannukah, so in honour of the holiday I bring you a bumper pack of good news in today’s Good News Friday installment. My first item for this week is about yet another … Continue reading

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€1.95 billion in aid to Palestinians “lost” – perhaps down that mega-tunnel in Gaza?

A massive terror tunnel crossing from Gaza into Israel, ending underneath Kibbutz Ein Hashlosha, was discovered last week by Israeli security forces: Security forces last week discovered and neutralized an underground tunnel linking Gaza and Israel, likely intended to be … Continue reading

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Turkey relents and requests aid from Israel after the earthquake

I felt a sense of relief on behalf of the earthquake-stricken victims in Van on learning that Turkey’s Foreign Ministry had requested aid from Israel (amongst others) in the form of temporary housing. They haven’t asked for help with manpower … Continue reading

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US cuts $200m aid to Palestinians who claim their brothers will help them

To which I say “it’s about time!” – both about the US cutting off their aid after warning Mahmoud Abbas not to go ahead with his claim for statehood at the UN, and about the Arabs finally getting around to … Continue reading

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