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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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Opinion article in Independent hits all the classic antisemitic tropes

A nasty, very mean-spirited opinion article by Rupert Cornwell in today’s (Sunday’s) Independent managed to hit all the “correct” antisemitic tropes while not even making an attempt to hide its snide attitude towards US-Israel relations. Cornwell starts off with a … Continue reading

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British antisemites hound Ahava once again

British pro-Palestinian anti-Israel anti-Semitic activists have turned to their favourite (or perhaps second favourite) outlet, the Independent, to continue their vendetta against Ahava, the Israeli producer of Dead Sea beauty products. This spite and malice of British BDS campaigners against … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas to my Christian friends

Wishing you all a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. Here’s some good news from the Independent to contradict the gloom and doom from the Guardian: Crowds return to enjoy merry Christmas in Bethlehem: Tens of thousands of tourists and … Continue reading

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Israel is warned to let sanctions work against Iran – but where are the sanctions?

There has been a steady drizzle of reports, both in the Israeli and international media, about Israel threatening to strike at Iran if their nuclear weapons program is not reined in, and a similar stream of opinion pieces aimed at … Continue reading

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Inflammatory photo of the day and other tendentious reporting

The CBC’s report (h/t cba) on Friday’s flotilla fiasco was not only a mix of half-truths, bias and distortions, but was adorned with a photograph which not only had no connection at all to the flotilla itself or any of … Continue reading

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