Tag Archives: Fatah

Guest Post: An outsider’s view of the results of Protective Edge

This is another guest post by frequent commenter and contributor Brian Goldfarb. I thought that now we have an at least temporary period of calm in Israel/Palestine, perhaps it was time to get back to normal (whatever that is in … Continue reading

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Operation Brother’s Keeper and other terrorism updates

As Operation Brother’s Keeper, the IDF’s operation to find the kidnapped teens, enters its 7th day, PM Binyamin Netanyahu reported that we now know a lot more about the kidnapping of the three teenagers, but sadly there is nothing really … Continue reading

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#BringBackOurBoys – and spare me your farshtinkener condemnations

It’s been 6 days since the three teenage students, Eyal Yifrah, Naftali Frenkel and Gil-Ad Shayer, were kidnapped on their way home from school last Thursday night and still there has been not a word from them or their captors. … Continue reading

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The criminally inept Israeli police didn’t react to the kidnap in real time

The Israeli Police need a new chief, a new minister and a swift kick up the backside, in no particular order. Rumours have been circulating since the 3 boys were kidnapped that one of the boys called the police on … Continue reading

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No news on kidnapped boys. Palestinians celebrate

Unfortunately there is no new information about the fate of the three kidnapped boys. Their names and places of residence have now been released: A gag order on naming the trio has now been lifted. They have been identified as Eyal … Continue reading

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Chaos and extremism in the Middle East threatens Israel

The entire region around us is in utter chaos, and if we are not careful (and even if we are) there is a great danger that Israel might (G-d forbid) be drawn into the same violence.  The danger emanates almost … Continue reading

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