Tag Archives: conspiracy theories

Conspiracy Theories R Us

The Arab world is famous for its wild conspiracy theories, especially when they concern Israel and its presumed sinister all-pervading influence over world affairs. This last week brought us a bunch of conspiracy theories all in one batch. First we … Continue reading

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The twisted logic of Anti-semites

Two incidents in recent days, one minor and one making rather a louder splash, highlight the twisted logic that anti-Semites have to use in order to make any sense of their anti-Jewish conspiracy theories. The first incident, (via Mum) which … Continue reading

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Zionist Peppers of Doom

Joining the Zionist spy menagerie of griffins, vultures and sharks, not to mention rocks and pencils, we now have Zionist Peppers of Doom which have contaminated holy and pure Lebanese shops: Lebanese shopper discovered several food items made in Israel … Continue reading

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Some not-so-funny conspiracy theories

In contrast to my earlier post, where the speculation about Israel’s involvement is very possibly accurate, and if it was true would actually serve Israel’s purposes, there are other conspiracy theories that are both wrong and dangerous for Israel and … Continue reading

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If I forget thee O Jerusalem, my name is the BBC (and the Guardian)

The fast of Tisha Be’Av, the saddest day in the Jewish calendar, is almost upon us (beginning tomorrow night, because the 9th itself falls on Shabbat), and the destruction of Jerusalem, even if only virtual, continues to this day. The … Continue reading

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9/11 Ten Years On

Today is the 10th anniversary of the massive terrorist attack on America known as 9/11, when the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in New York were brought down by planes hijacked by 19 Muslim terrorists; the Pentagon was … Continue reading

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