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IDF soldier killed on Lebanese border. Guardian reports “Israel hit back first”

Last night we heard the sad news that St.-Sgt. Maj. Shlomi Cohen was killed by Lebanese sniper fire on the Israel-Lebanon border. An IDF soldier has been killed by cross-border gunfire from Lebanon while driving in an army vehicle on … Continue reading

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The truth about Israel’s Bedouin resettlement plan

In recent days there has been an onslaught from all directions on Israel because of its plan to resettle the Negev Bedouin, via the Begin-Prawer Bill. The onslaught has come from the leftist media – Haaretz in Israel, and the … Continue reading

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The political mugging of Israel over the Hagel and Kerry nominations

Following the furore over the possible nomination of Charles Hagel as US Secretary of Defence, Gil Troy in his Jerusalem Post blog writes that Israel was sandbagged in a political mugging over the nomination of Hagel: (Emphases are mine.) During … Continue reading

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Annual Christmas anti-Israel hate-fest gets under way

A straight line runs from the demonisation and delegitimization of Israel, so common in the media and international forums like NGOs and the UN, to incidents like the boycott of Israel instituted by the ANC, the ruling party of South … Continue reading

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UK media coverage of the rocket fire onto the south of Israel

Due to the lack of world outrage at the massive rocket barrage that has been launched by Hamas and its allies against Israel’s southern communities, and fully expecting international outrage the moment Israel retaliates or carries out any kind of … Continue reading

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The Rachel Corrie court case and media repercussions

Rachel Corrie, an American citizen, belonged to the International Solidarity Movement (ISM), volunteering in Gaza at the height of the Second Intifada. She was accidentally run over and killed by an IDF bulldozer, and the ISM and Corrie’s family have … Continue reading

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