Tag Archives: Hamas

Money aplenty for reconstructing Gaza but no money to fight Ebola

After Israel’s defensive war this summer against Hamas, the world as usual is in a great hurry to help the Palestinians reconstruct the damage to Gaza, and no matter how much Mahmoud Abbas promises to be transparent in the handling … Continue reading

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Hypocrisy, as demonstrated by the White House

In this post I want to highlight the brazen double standards and utter screaming hypocrisy demonstrated by that ill-mannered hostile man who stands at the head of Israel’s ostensible best friend, America. The White House exempts its airstrikes on Syria … Continue reading

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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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