Monthly Archives: July 2017

Update on Al-Aqsa unrest

Just a quick update with what’s been happening today on the Temple Mount and Friday prayers at Al-Aqsa. Last night, as the cabinet discussed the measures to be taken on the Temple Mount, the Arabs continued to riot violence, leaving … Continue reading

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Spiral of violence over Temple Mount security measures

Middle East pundits like to talk about the cycle of violence in the region, particularly in relation to the Israel-Palestinians conflict. But the truth is that the violence is not a cycle, it is a spiral, prodded and pushed and … Continue reading

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Muslim preachers incite to violence because of security measures after terror attack

As night follows day, Muslim leaders began protesting the new security measures on the Temple Mount that Israel put in place following the deadly terror attack on Friday in which two Israeli policemen were murdered. The Temple Mount was closed … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

I was not really in the mood for a Good News Friday post after the terror attack in Jerusalem this morning in which two Israeli policemen were murdered. And yet…  I feel I can’t leave my blog over Shabbat with … Continue reading

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UPDATED: Terror attack starts at Lions’ Gate in Jerusalem, continues on the Temple Mount

This morning Palestinian terrorists opened fire near the Lion’s Gate entrance into the Old City of Jerusalem, critically injuring two Israelis (apparently security forces) and moderately injuring one more. They then fled to the Temple Mount, or in their opinion … Continue reading

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With a little help from our friends

It is always heartening to know that Israel has very good friends even among its Arab citizens. Contrary to what one might gather from the news, they are not all terrorists or antisemites. Some of them are loyal, steadfast supporters, … Continue reading

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