Tag Archives: Gush Etzion

The land theft that wasn’t

Israel is once more in the dock of international opinion, accused of land theft, land grabbing, illegal settlement building, expansionism, imperialism and global warming. OK, I made that last one up. The “crime” was (as I mentioned in my post … Continue reading

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The state of the nation September 2014

Now that the school year has safely opened (much to the surprise of many of us) and the war is behind us for the moment, it would be a good time to sit back and take stock of the state … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

This week’s edition of Good News Friday is going to be a bit of a mixed bunch.  I will start with noting that today is a sad day: Asara BeTevet, the fast of the 10th of Tevet, commemorating the start … Continue reading

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Low-level Palestinian terrorism growing in intensity

In case you thought that low-level Palestinian terrorism has disappeared, I regret to inform you otherwise. There has been a spate of stone-throwing, fire-bombings and other relatively low-level terrorist attacks over the last few months, causing one to wonder whether … Continue reading

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Israel’s snowy wonderland

Yes, I know there are elections in 12 days time. I know that the White House has made some very controversial and uncomfortable nominations for important government posts. I know that the Middle East is in huge and violent turmoil. … Continue reading

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Yom Hazikaron 2012 – Israel’s Memorial Day

Yom Hazikaron has begun just a short while ago, and with it the usual mix of sadness leading to joy a day later on Yom Haatzmaut (Independence Day). Here are a few links to bring the atmosphere over to you. … Continue reading

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