Tag Archives: ceasefire

Good News Thursday – IDF targets 3 top Hamas commanders

Some good news has finally emerged from the Gaza war. After the barrage of 130 rockets fired by Hamas on Israel on Wednesday, the IDF finally did what we have all been hoping for from the start of this war … Continue reading

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Hamas collapses the ceasefire with renewed rocket fire

Surprise surprise. Not. The extension to the 5-day extension to the schmeasefire ceasefire didn’t last through its full 24 hours before Hamas or one of its proxies or allies started firing rockets at Israel earlier this evening. The first barrages … Continue reading

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Perfidious Albion – Britain will halt arms sales to Israel if ceasefire breaks down

Not for nothing is Britain called Perfidious Albion.  Britain’s latest betrayal of Israel, above and beyond the vile partisanship of several of its politicians, (and most likely because of this partisanship), has expressed itself in a particularly nasty threat: If … Continue reading

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#IsraelUnderFire – Ceasefire schmeasefire

I’ve stopped counting the number of days that Operation Protective Edge lasted so far, and more importantly I’ve lost count of the number of ceasefires that Israel has agreed to and which Hamas has violated. Hamas has even broken its … Continue reading

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#IsraelUnderFire – Here we go again

I had been planning to write a post summarizing the war, its outcome (or lack of one), and who won/who lost. But once again the news has overtaken me (for the same personal reasons that I mentioned on Tisha B’Av). … Continue reading

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Tisha BeAv 5774 – 2014

My apologies for posting so late. Yesterday we had no electricity, no internet (not related problems!) and a close member of the family rushed to hospital all more or less simultaneously. (And it was our wedding anniversary according to the … Continue reading

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