Monthly Archives: December 2016

Good News Friday – Shabbat Chanukah edition

It’s the 7th candle of Chanukah tonight, it’s also Rosh Chodesh Tevet today, and of course Shabbat begins tonight with a bit of a mad rush as we light the Chanukah candles before we light the Shabbat candles. With all … Continue reading

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What’s wrong with Resolution 2334?

After all the brouhaha at the nasty surprise we received at the hands of the Obama Administration who refused to veto UNSC Resolution 2334, followed by John Kerry’s nasty attack on Israel, putting all the blame for the failure of … Continue reading

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John Kerry’s speech on Israel: delusional and disgraceful

The Obama Administration’s “January surprise” took its next steps today with John Kerry’s absurd and outrageous speech on Israel, in which he claimed to lay out his vision of Middle East peace but which in practice was simply a screed … Continue reading

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Did the US collude with others on Resolution 2334? And is Obama planning a January surprise for Israel?

Compounding Israel’s anger at the US’s abstention were the rumours, more or less confirmed, by several of the sponsors or supporters of the resolution that the US actively colluded with them to propose the resolution and then vote in favour … Continue reading

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Obama’s last vicious back-stabbing of Israel on his way out

The one drawback (and usually it’s a bonus) of observing Shabbat is that the news catches up with us a day late. So the world learned about Obama’s treachery against Israel at the UN Security Council, when he instructed his … Continue reading

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Wishing Merry Christmas to my Christian friends

For the first time since 2005, and for the last time till 2024, the first day of Chanukah and Christmas coincide. This chronological coincidence makes life a lot easier for members of both religions to wish each other Happy Holidays. … Continue reading

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