Tag Archives: anti-semitism

Operation Protective Edge – Ground op day 2

Over Shabbat the pattern of preceding days repeated itself: multiple rocket and missile launches at Israel, scores of Air Force attacks against Hamas targets, terror tunnels discovered and destroyed, and several terrorists killed. The IDF’s figures as of 2 a.m. … Continue reading

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Operation Protective Edge Day 6: Ashkelon under fire, massive rocket fire continues over all Israel

Operation Protective Edge has moved into its 6th day with continuing rocket fire over almost the whole country, reaching as far north as Haifa, and as far as Ariel to the east.  Earlier today a teenage boy was seriously hurt … Continue reading

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Anti-semitism and Anti-Israelism: First the bad news, then the (almost) good

The news in recent days has been full of items about antisemitic acts, attitudes and outbursts committed around the world. It is getting to be exceedingly depressing to read a newspaper or simply glance at the headlines online. However, read … Continue reading

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Presbyterians divest, Dutch regret their divestment

The horribly biased Presbyterian Church of the USA (PCUSA) has voted to divest from companies that do business with Israel, declaring that “we cannot profit from the destruction of homes and lives”. Leaders of the Presbyterian Church USA explained their … Continue reading

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Anti-Zionism and Antisemitism, still alive and kicking around the world

Despite ongoing, if fruitless, peace talks with the Palestinians, and against the background of the barbaric civil wars taking place just over our borders in Syria, Lebanon and Egypt, all of which ought to shine a more positive light on … Continue reading

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Just imagine if we were talking about Muslims

In a move that smacks of antisemitism, Israel’s Davis Cup team has been fined over $13,000 for refusing to play on Yom Kippur, the holiest day in the Jewish calendar. From the JPost: The Israeli national tennis team had been … Continue reading

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