Tag Archives: Intifada

John Kerry’s foot in mouth syndrome and more American threats

This post is going to be a catch-up of sorts of news which I missed over the past week since I was out of the country. My apologies too for for missing my Good News Friday installment for the first … Continue reading

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Negotiating peace under the threat of boycotts and violence

Another way of wording my headline would be “an offer that Israel can’t afford to refuse – for the sake of its own health”. Or we could just call it “Don Corleone rides again”. It seems quite incredible that no … Continue reading

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What is behind the latest rise in Palestinian terror attacks?

A couple of weeks ago I posted about the huge rise in terrorist incidents in recent weeks, involving mainly rock-throwing and launching Molotov cocktails.  These were followed by the murder of an IDF soldier on the Lebanese border. This upswing … Continue reading

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A direct result of Kerry’s threat to Israel: Palestinian murders soldier in Afula

A Palestinian youth residing illegally in Israel stabbed a soldier to death on a bus in Afula this morning. (see update below). A soldier has died after an Arab terrorist stabbed him in the neck and upper body in the Central … Continue reading

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Yitzchak Rabin’s legacy – not what you think

Yitzchak Rabin’s yahrzeit (memorial day), the anniversary of his assassination, falls somewhere between mid-October and beginning of November, depending on the Hebrew calendar. This year it fell last week, on the 12th Cheshvan, 16th October.  Since it closely coincides with … Continue reading

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Retired IDF officer murdered in the Jordan Valley – 4th terror attack in a month

In what is becoming an uncomfortably regular occurrence, an IDF reserve colonel was brutally murdered in his Jordan Valley home on Thursday night. Seraiah Ofer, a retired IDF colonel in his 50s, was killed in an apparent terrorist attack outside his … Continue reading

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