Monthly Archives: April 2014

Spotlight on friends of Israel

Besides my Good News Friday posts, most of my posts contain either bad news or at the very least worrying news.  So in order to keep a sense of proportion, and also in order to highlight the wonderful work that … Continue reading

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US Foreign Policy failures explained

An article in last Thursday’s New York Times illustrates all that is wrong with the Obama Presidency, aggravated with John Kerry at State. “Obama suffers setbacks in Japan and the Middle East” bemoans the NYT without digging too deeply into … Continue reading

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Guest Post: The Defence Committee Archive and “The Protocols of the Elders of Zion”

This is another guest post by reader and frequent contributor Brian Goldfarb.  Here he tells of a fascinating find that he discovered during his volunteer work in the archives at the Wiener Library in London: the Times articles and copies … Continue reading

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Unsung non-Jewish heroes of the Shoah – Yom Hashoah 5774

Yom Hashoah began at sundown with the annual ceremony at Yad Vashem.  Netanyahu pointed out the parallels of those dark times with the existential threat from Iran today: Netanyahu attempted to connect the memorial day to current events, and slammed … Continue reading

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The UN and Middle East as satire

Sometimes when reading the news one gets the strong feeling that truth is stranger than fiction, that we are living through a satire, for surely what we are reading cannot possibly be true. Alas, the truth is indeed both sad … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Good News Friday

This week’s Good News Friday installment is provided by reader and frequent commenter Reality. Well thank Goodness its Friday again so soon after enjoying our “holiday of Freedom” (from work !!). As we all raced back to get our houses … Continue reading

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