Monthly Archives: December 2015

US’s espionage on Israel also caught up members of Congress

In a scandalous “gotcha” moment, it has been revealed that despite Barack Obama’s promise to stop spying on allies, the US continued its espionage on Israel  – thus displaying perhaps its true feelings about its “closest ally in the Middle … Continue reading

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Are the lone wolf attackers not so “lone” after all?

The “knife intifada” that has been sweeping Israel in the last 3 months, which also includes car-rammings and drive-by shootings, has been described as an unorganized revolt carried out by “lone wolf” attackers. However a certain amount of doubt has … Continue reading

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Voices for tolerance and openness in the Arab world

Here are some interesting videos from MEMRI focusing on alternative Arab voices which show that Arab or Muslim opinion is not monolithic and there are plenty of reformist voices out there, waiting to be heard. Below we see a Saudi … Continue reading

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#BDSFail: This story’s ending gives hope that anti-Israel campus hate is doomed

This is reblogged from the article by Prof. William Jacobson at Legal Insurrection: Source: This story’s ending gives me hope that anti-Israel campus hate is doomed UCLA student in viral “meltdown” video sees the light on Israel. On Tuesday night, … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Yes, even after another bad week like the one that has just passed, there is still good news to be found, so here is my latest Good News Friday installment. My first item relates to the current festive season – … Continue reading

Posted in Boycotts and BDS, Israel news, Lawfare and Delegitimization, Slice of Israeli life, Technology | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Wishing Merry Christmas to my Christian friends

Now that I’ve got all the bad news out of the way, I would like to wish all my Christian readers and friends a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. May 2016 be a year of peace, happiness and prosperity … Continue reading

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