Tag Archives: Arabs

A short guide to (not) understanding the Middle East

Those of us of a certain age (ahem) or older will remember the sitcom “Soap”, where every episode began with a voice-over giving a recap of previous episodes, who was doing what with whom, and ending with “Confused? You won’t … Continue reading

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Israeli Christian Arabs form their own political party

Some extremely encouraging news: in a long-overdue move, Israel’s Christian Arabs are forming their own political party. They are calling their party Bnei Habrit Hahadasha, “Sons of the New Testament” and they are calling for IDF enlistment amongst other things: … Continue reading

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The latest Arab peace initiative: positive or a scam?

The news in the last few days has been full of reports about the latest Arab Peace Initiative, apparently a revised and updated version of their last attempt. To recap the long-forgotten details, the original 2002 Arab (or Saudi) Peace … Continue reading

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The anti-Israel boycott rebounds upon itself

The New York Times today published a great article calling for an end to the Arab boycott of Israel. That in itself is excellent news. What is even more gratifying and certainly most surprising is that the article is written … Continue reading

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Patronising the Palestinians

One of my readers accurately commented on the previous post that nothing will ever progress towards peace in the Middle East until the essential problems between the Palestinians and Israel are recognized and dealt with. Hiding our head in the … Continue reading

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Traitorous MK Hanin Zouabi banned from running for reelection

Almost a year ago I wrote about the traitors who sit in Israel’s Knesset. I was referring in particular to Hanin Zouabi from the Balad party. She had been accused by other MKs of consorting with the enemy, and they … Continue reading

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