Tag Archives: US

Money aplenty for reconstructing Gaza but no money to fight Ebola

After Israel’s defensive war this summer against Hamas, the world as usual is in a great hurry to help the Palestinians reconstruct the damage to Gaza, and no matter how much Mahmoud Abbas promises to be transparent in the handling … Continue reading

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UNRWA’s pernicious role and Hamas’s abuse of civilian institutions

Yesterday three more IDF soldiers were killed when a booby-trapped house exploded in Gaza. Later investigation reveals that it is possible that the building was not an UNRWA clinic but was disguised as one: Three IDF soldiers were killed Wednesday … Continue reading

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Kerry’s delusional ceasefire proposal: When the left and right are in agreement you know you’ve lost the argument

A lot has been said and much fun been made of John Kerry’s ridiculous ceasefire proposal, which was utterly rejected by Israel. It turns out that John Kerry’s delicate feelings and fragile ego have been mortally wounded by the mockery. … Continue reading

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Are Gaza rockets targeting Kurdish oil route to Israel?

Over the last month the rocket fire into southern Israel from Gaza has been steadily increasing, and with increasingly severe results.  On Saturday night a factory in Sderot took a direct hit and burnt down, while other factories in the … Continue reading

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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

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Another American Aleihum on Israel

An aleihum in colloquial Hebrew (or rather, as borrowed from Arabic) means a piling-on, an unreasoned attack. This is what we have been seeing in recent days with horrifying scare stories emanating from the US Administration about “alarming, even terrifying … Continue reading

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