Tag Archives: Knesset

Good News Thursday

Since Purim is fast approaching (it falls this Sunday) I have decided to post an additional good news post before tomorrow’s usual Good News Friday post. This post will concentrate on #BDSFails – failures and backfires of the boycott efforts … Continue reading

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Thank you Mr. Harper

Israel has eagerly welcomed Canada’s Prime Minister Stephen Harper, and with very good reason. Under Mr. Harper’s leadership Canada has become Israel’s staunchest friend in the world, with Australia coming in at a close second as exemplified by this week’s … Continue reading

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Tu B’Shvat Higia

Today is Tu B’Shvat, the 15th of the Hebrew month of Shvat, known as “the birthday of the trees” in Jewish tradition. The tree most associated with Tu B’Shvat is the almond tree, in Hebrew the Shkedi’a (שקדיה), which blossoms … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Another week has gone by, another month too, for we are about to enter the month of Elul this week, and it’s time for another Good News Friday installment. We start off with more entertainment news. Israel is having a … Continue reading

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We finally have a government

At least I think so. The coalition agreement is due to be signed later today, so barring any last-minute surprises (which one can never rule out in Israel) we will have a ruling coalition in place.  In the end the … Continue reading

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Traitorous MK Hanin Zouabi banned from running for reelection

Almost a year ago I wrote about the traitors who sit in Israel’s Knesset. I was referring in particular to Hanin Zouabi from the Balad party. She had been accused by other MKs of consorting with the enemy, and they … Continue reading

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