Monthly Archives: November 2014

Good News Friday

I haven’t posted a proper Good News Friday post for a while, so I’m happy to post a new installment. Starting with a BDS fail, a South African court banned BDS protests inside Woolworth’s department store (h/t Barry Shaw): The … Continue reading

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The world’s illogical rush to unilaterally recognize a Palestinian State

Following the brouhaha over Israel’s declaration of the country as “the Jewish State“, and the international and domestic opposition to such a law, despite the Prime Minister’s vow to uphold democracy and minority rights,  you would think that there would … Continue reading

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Israel as a Jewish State

Were you as surprised as I was to discover that there is no actual law enshrining Israel’s status as a Jewish state and the homeland of the Jewish People? This is the background to the latest political kerfuffle in Israeli … Continue reading

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America’s perfidious plastering of Jonathan Pollard

Not only the British are masters at perfidy. The Americans have matched British treachery in their outrageous treatment of Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard who is now entering his 30th year of imprisonment, and who just had his request for parole … Continue reading

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Outrages and double standards of the week

Yes, I know the week has barely started but a whole bunch of items caught my attention, and the common thread running through them all is the outrage they stirred up in me, whether for their hypocrisy, their falsehoods or … Continue reading

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Jewish-Israeli-Druze solidarity

After the horrendous week that just passed, the culmination of a horrendous month (the Hebrew month of Cheshvan) for Israel, it’s hard to find something positive to write about. However there are always a few bright spots if one looks … Continue reading

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