Tag Archives: Temple Mount

The making of a new blood libel

Yesterday, Israel’s incompetent and criminally inept police, aided and abetted by the media – both international and Israeli – and Israeli politicians all colluded in creating a blood libel against the Israeli right-wing. To be more specific, against that great … Continue reading

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Yom Yerushalayim 5774 – Jerusalem Reunification Day 2014

Yom Yerushalayim began tonight, marking the 47th anniversary of the reunification of Jerusalem, as well as the liberation of Judea, Samaria and the Golan Heights (and the Gaza Strip but that’s another story) in the 1967 Six Day War. The … Continue reading

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For in every generation they rise up to destroy us

Two separate acts, committed at opposite ends of the world by two separate people joined by one motivating factor – hatred of Jews and the desire to kill them – threw those words from the Vehi She’amda poem in the … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Another week has rolled around so fast, and it’s time for my next Good News Friday installment. We start with one of my favourite subjects – archaeology.  An ancient jug from the First Temple period has been discovered. This might … Continue reading

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Huge rise in Palestinian terrorism and incitement in Jerusalem area

The local Israeli news have been filled in recent days with reports of stone-throwing, molotov cocktails being hurled, car-jacking and general violence by Palestinian Arabs against Israeli Jews, reflecting a huge rise in terror . In widely broadcast local news … Continue reading

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Netanyahu’s Bar-Ilan speech: refusal to recognize Jewish state is at the core of the Mideast conflict

On Sunday, Prime Minister Netanyahu delivered a very important speech at the Begin-Sadat Center of Bar Ilan University. In a similar speech 4 years ago Netanyahu made the dramatic statement that he recognizes the principal of two states for two … Continue reading

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