Monthly Archives: September 2016

Good News Friday

It has been a very strange and difficult week this week, and I’ve been having doubts about posting a Good News friday installment. My father is currently sitting shiva for his sister who passed away on Monday. We had a … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Arts & Sports, indigenous rights, support Israel | Tagged , , , , , , | 8 Comments

An open letter to anti-Israel activists

I wish I could claim credit for this brilliant article but sadly I am nowhere near as eloquent as Nevet Basker, the writer of this hard-hitting open letter to “anti-Israel” activists. She points out that “pro-Palestinian” activists are anything but. … Continue reading

Posted in Antisemitism, Boycotts and BDS, Incitement, Lawfare and Delegitimization | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Baruch Dayan Emet. Shimon Peres, 93

Shimon Peres, former President of Israel, former Prime Minister, Foreign Minister and one of Israel’s founding fathers, passed away last night ate age 93. Lavish praise was poured upon him by Israeli politicians from across the spectrum, possibly more than … Continue reading

Posted in History, Israel news | Tagged , , | 10 Comments

Obama and Netanyahu at the UN GA: It could have been worse

The annual opening of the UN General Assembly, which took place this week, was attended by the ususal speeches from foreign leaders. Netanyahu’s speech was excellent. Palestinian “President-for-life” Mahmoud Abbas lied, and then lied again. As for US President Obama, … Continue reading

Posted in Defence and Military, International relations, Iran, Israel news | Tagged , , , | 5 Comments

Good News Friday

The weeks seem to roll round faster than ever, and here we are, time for another Good News Friday post. My first item is a brilliant, outspoken, very politically incorrect defence of Israel, spoken by British journalist Katie Hopkins on … Continue reading

Posted in Israel news, support Israel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Netanyahu’s excellent speech at the UN

I missed Bibi’s speech last night as I was at a wedding.  I’ve now caught up on it (via Israellycool) and “excellent” doesn’t begin to describe it. Here’s the video: You can read the full text of his speech at … Continue reading

Posted in International relations, Israel news, Lawfare and Delegitimization, support Israel | Tagged , , , , , , | 5 Comments