Monthly Archives: June 2016

Brexit Indeed! They’re out!

After a nail-biting sleepless night, the results are in – and Britain is out! By a slim majority of 52-48% the British public voted to leave the EU. Following this result, David Cameron announced his resignation, to take place in … Continue reading

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Brexit – is it good for the Jews or bad?

Voting in the referendum on whether Britain should stay in the European Union or break away (i.e. “Brexit”) is well under way in Britain as I write these words, though the results won’t be known until much later tonight or … Continue reading

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Combatting BDS – Should we fight it or ignore it?

BDS is never far from the headlines, more often than not in the shape of #BDSFails (attempts at boycotts that were spectacular flops). For example in recent weeks we have seen the second-largest German bank, Commerzbank, shut down an anti-Israel … Continue reading

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Slandering Israel – who cares about the inconvenient truth?

Last week the UK’s Independent ran an extremely nasty hit-piece on Israel, claiming that Israel deliberately cut off water supplies to a Palestinian town during Ramadan, purely for the sheer sadistic pleasure in it.  The Israellycool blog was all over … Continue reading

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The truth about the Palestinian narrative

It’s always good to be reminded about the origin of the Arab-Israeli conflict. In this short video you will learn that the Palestinian narrative was created only in 1964 and is all based on an outrageous lie, a perversion of … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

I haven’t posted a Good News Friday for a couple of weeks because of Shavuot last week, so it’s time to catch up with another Good News Friday installment. We’ll start with another astonishing Israeli invention to help the disabled … Continue reading

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