Tag Archives: settlements

The land theft that wasn’t

Israel is once more in the dock of international opinion, accused of land theft, land grabbing, illegal settlement building, expansionism, imperialism and global warming. OK, I made that last one up. The “crime” was (as I mentioned in my post … Continue reading

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The state of the nation September 2014

Now that the school year has safely opened (much to the surprise of many of us) and the war is behind us for the moment, it would be a good time to sit back and take stock of the state … Continue reading

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Palestinian terrorist government – good. Israeli housing – bad

In response to the formation of the Fatah-Hamas unity government, Israel announced yesterday the approval for building 1,500 (possibly up to 3,000) housing units in Judea, Samaria and Jerusalem: The Ministry of Housing and Construction has announced it will approve … Continue reading

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Price tag, illegal building and Olmert’s guilty verdict

The above three items may not seem to be connected but bear with me and I’ll show you how. The Israeli news (which the international media have lapped up with malicious glee) is full of the acts of vandalism and … Continue reading

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Kerry lied to blame Israel for the peace talks failure

Not only the Palestinians know how to lie. It turns out that our “honest broker”, Hizzoner John F. Kerry, is an accomplished liar too. As Israel feared all along, Kerry put the blame for the breakdown in the “peace” talks … Continue reading

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The impossibility of dividing Jerusalem

The only country in the world whose municipal construction and zoning plans make international headlines is Israel. The latest manufactured outrage was triggered by a Jerusalem city council planning committee’s announcement of plans to build another 768 housing units in … Continue reading

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