Tag Archives: Hamas

Netanyahu’s UN speech: no new points, disagreement from the US

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu delivered his speech to the UN General Assembly yesterday evening, and the verdicts are varied.  You can read the full transcript here. He covered all the main points that we Israelis would wish him to make: … Continue reading

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Settling accounts before Rosh Hashana: Murderers of #EyalGiladNaftali eliminated

In perfect timing for Rosh Hashana, in a kind of Divine settling of accounts before the year ends, the murderers of the three teens, Eyal Yifrah, Gil-Ad Shayer and Naftali Frenkel, were killed in a firefight with IDF forces during … Continue reading

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Viewing the Middle East from the East and the West

Apologies for the very light posting this week. We’re in the run-up to the three-day Rosh Hashana-followed-by-Shabbat festival and I’m run off my feet. Here are a few items which caught my interest in recent days which bring a slightly … Continue reading

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Catching up on the news

This is going to be another catch-up post since I’ve been too busy to keep up with the news in recent days. I’m not sure how on earth this news item flew in under the radar of all the mainstream … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Protective Edge: Did Israel win?

This is another Guest Post by Brian Goldfarb, a continuation of sorts to his previous post about Operation Protective Edge. Perhaps this would better titled “An outsider’s view…: Part 2″, if only because what follows arises out of the Hamas/Islamic … Continue reading

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The UN – the source of the legal pogrom against Israel

As we look about the Middle East in horror at the barbarity committed by Islamists of all stripes, we can but gape in astonishment at the focus of the UN on Israel’s alleged war crimes – which, even if they … Continue reading

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