Monthly Archives: January 2017

The UN does something right for a change – and the Palestinians have a hissy fit

On International Holocaust Memorial Day, which fell last Friday, 27th January, the new Secretary General of the UN, Antonio Guterres spoke movingly about the vicious antisemitism throughout the millennia which led to its inexorable nadir in the Holocaust. What distinguished … Continue reading

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Good News Friday – new baby edition

I had several nice items lined up for a Good News Friday post but in the end I ran out of time. The reason for this, as is evident from my title, is that we are the proud new grandparents … Continue reading

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The Trump era begins in the Middle East

Donald Trump entered the White House last Friday and already we here in Israel are feeling the refreshing change in climate. Let’s start with the fact that in his inaugural speech Trump vowed to unite the world against terrorism, and … Continue reading

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Trump’s inauguration and the bad losers of the Left

President Donald Trump’s inauguration took place on Friday accompanied by huge crowds of supporters, and – unusually – large and some violent anti-Trump demonstrations. The depth of the hatred for Trump has not surprised me but one would have thought … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Not only is it Friday once more, but today is the last day of Barack Obama’s administration! That in itself is worthy of a good news post but I have other goodies to share besides that. It is fitting that … Continue reading

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Obama’s last day as President – and his last act of spite

The day we have all been praying for for the last 8 years has come: Barack Obama is leaving the White House today, and not a day too soon! But before Donald Trump can get a foot in the door … Continue reading

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