Monthly Archives: November 2015

Guest Post: Despite it all – Good News Friday

This is a guest post by frequent contributor Brian Goldfarb. I had second and third thoughts about posting it today, after the dreadful news this week, which seems to get worse and worse. But weeping and wailing won’t help us … Continue reading

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3 Israelis, an American and a Palestinian killed in 2 attacks across Israel today

After a “hiatus” in the wave of terror, in which we witnessed “only” rock and stone throwing and the odd stabbing attempt, today saw a series of vicious terror attacks which left 3 Israelis, one Jewish US citizen and a … Continue reading

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The Red Cross defends the Red Crescent’s neglect of Israeli murder victims

The news out of Paris has pushed the dreadful murder of Rabbi Yacov Litman and his son Netanel out of the headlines these past few days, but there is one very important detail that must not be ignored. We are … Continue reading

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How not to fight terrorism – and how it can be fought

In the wake of the Paris terror attacks, politicians, the media – old and news – and the chatterati are alive questions on How Did This Happen and What Can Be Done? Here is a short guide: How not to … Continue reading

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Intelligence failures and political correctness enabled the Paris attacks

In the wake of the deadly terror rampage in Paris on Friday night, journalists and political commentators have been speaking up about the French and European intelligence failures and the political correctness that imbues government opinions which together enabled such … Continue reading

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France under attack

By now you will all have heard about the multiple terror attacks carried out in Paris on Friday night. The numbers involved are almost too shocking to contemplate, with 129 dead and hundreds injured, resembling more the figures that we … Continue reading

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