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Guardian story on the Jerusalem light rail is an excuse to bash Israel

Harriet Sherwood has produced a seemingly innocuous article about the Jerusalem light rail and the diversity of passengers who ride in it. This could have been the perfect way to show how Israel is not an apartheid society, but as … Continue reading

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Antisemitism in the media – home-grown and foreign

Following the ADL’s wide-ranging report on antisemitic attitudes worldwide, it should not come as a shock to discover how these attitudes are expressed in real life. Nevertheless the following stories do disturb me greatly. I will start with home-grown antisemitism … Continue reading

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Shocking new ADL report on worldwide Antisemitism

In case anyone had any doubts, the ADL’s latest survey on antisemitism has produced shocking results. The survey was massive by any standards: The survey was conducted in more than 100 countries and territories, and 53,100 people were interviewed, representing … Continue reading

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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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