Tag Archives: Canada

Terror attacks in Canada – and more stone-throwing in Jerusalem

Israel has sadly not been the only victim of Muslim terrorism this week. In two terrorist attacks in Canada two soldiers were killed and several people injured. In the first terror attack, in an echo of yesterday’s attack in Jerusalem, … Continue reading

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Thank you Mr. Harper

Israel has eagerly welcomed Canada’s Prime Minister Stephen Harper, and with very good reason. Under Mr. Harper’s leadership Canada has become Israel’s staunchest friend in the world, with Australia coming in at a close second as exemplified by this week’s … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Another week has rolled around so fast, and it’s time for my next Good News Friday installment. We start with one of my favourite subjects – archaeology.  An ancient jug from the First Temple period has been discovered. This might … 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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Syria, Iran, and terrorist connections

The IDF have confirmed that Syrian President Bashar Assad has used chemical weapons on his opponents. In a horrifying report in the JPost we read some gruesome details: Syrian President Bashar Assad used chemical weapons – likely nerves gas – … Continue reading

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Talks about talks with Iran and the Palestinians

Several important foreign visitors have been in Israel for talks this week. US Secretary of State John Kerry has been visiting the region and various positive statements have been issued although no substantive decisions or solutions have been proposed. John … Continue reading

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