Tag Archives: UN

Netanyahu’s UN speech: no new points, disagreement from the US

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu delivered his speech to the UN General Assembly yesterday evening, and the verdicts are varied.  You can read the full transcript here. He covered all the main points that we Israelis would wish him to make: … Continue reading

Posted in International relations, Lawfare and Delegitimization | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 15 Comments

Abbas slanders Israel in incendiary UN speech, angering Israel and the US

It’s a New Year but at the UN it’s the same old same old. At the annual General Assembly opening speeches Palestinian Authority (unelected) “President” Mahmoud Abbas made an incendiary speech against Israel and the US which effectively put an … Continue reading

Posted in International relations, Lawfare and Delegitimization, Mideast news | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments

The UN – the source of the legal pogrom against Israel

As we look about the Middle East in horror at the barbarity committed by Islamists of all stripes, we can but gape in astonishment at the focus of the UN on Israel’s alleged war crimes – which, even if they … Continue reading

Posted in Antisemitism, Lawfare and Delegitimization | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Israel’s adventures in UN-Wonderland

My above title is intended to be a pun – the UN is no wonderland, the exact opposite in fact. And in parallel, the way the UN behaves towards Israel is so reminiscent of the Queen of Hearts’ words that it … Continue reading

Posted in Defence and Military, International relations, Lawfare and Delegitimization, Terrorism | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 14 Comments

Anti-semitism and Anti-Israelism: First the bad news, then the (almost) good

The news in recent days has been full of items about antisemitic acts, attitudes and outbursts committed around the world. It is getting to be exceedingly depressing to read a newspaper or simply glance at the headlines online. However, read … Continue reading

Posted in Antisemitism, Culture, Arts & Sports, International relations | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 16 Comments

Chutzpah of the week

This post might be the start of an occasional (or even regular) series, but certainly there is no shortage of candidates for the Chutzpah of the Week award.  This week we go for a two-fer. Or even a three-fer. The … Continue reading

Posted in Israel news | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments