Tag Archives: Australia

Palestinian terrorist government – good. Israeli housing – bad

In response to the formation of the Fatah-Hamas unity government, Israel announced yesterday the approval for building 1,500 (possibly up to 3,000) housing units in Judea, Samaria and Jerusalem: The Ministry of Housing and Construction has announced it will approve … Continue reading

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BDS-Fail News

We need some good news for midweek too, not just for Fridays, especially after the very difficult last few days. With the anger at John Kerry for threatening Israel with a boycott if we do not capitulate to his “peace” … Continue reading

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Perfidious Europe and its obssession with settlements

Once again the settlements, international law and Israel’s international standing are in the news – if these subjects ever actually left the limelight to begin with. Last week several European countries summoned their Israeli ambassadors to rebuke them over Israel’s … Continue reading

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Israel’s isolation is a myth

Israel’s haters and detractors love to stress Israel’s “isolation”. Even those who are ostensibly our friends warn us of the isolation we will suffer if we don’t listen to their good advice by which they want to save us from … 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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Australia and Israel trade counter-accusations about “Prisoner X”

Yesterday it was reported that Canberra was seeking answers from Israel over the “Prisoner X” affair – the secret arrest and apparent suicide of Ben Zygier in an Israeli jail 2 years ago. Australia has asked Israel to explain the … Continue reading

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