Monthly Archives: January 2019

Watch: How Shurat HaDin, the Israel Law Center, wages economic lawfare against terror organizations

I’m sure you have all heard of Adv. Nitsana Darshan-Leitner, the courageous and enterprising Israeli lawyer who, through her NGO Shurat HaDin (The Israel Law Center) has taken the economic fight against terrorism to the doorstep of the terror organizations … Continue reading

Posted in Defence and Military, Incitement, International relations, Lawfare and Delegitimization, Terrorism | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

International Holocaust Memorial Day 2019

It is International Holocaust Memorial Day today, and although it is not marked in Israel since we have our own Yom Hashoah after Pesach, this is a fitting time to both talk about the Shoah, to remember the different kinds … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

The days are getting longer and warmer after the very cold and stormy weather of the last few weeks, so it’s just the right mood for a Good News Friday post. Let’s start with some #BDSFails which never fails to … Continue reading

Posted in Boycotts and BDS, Culture, Arts & Sports, Israel news, support Israel, Technology | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Israel’s northern border heats up

Operation Northern Shield, in which the IDF uncovered and destroyed 6 Hezbollah tunnels from Lebanon into Israel, was declared a success by the IDF a few days ago, although some people felt it was a premature announcement. But success or … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

I missed last week’s Good News Friday post because I ran out of time before Shabbat, so this week I’m starting early! In this age of environment-awareness, we can welcome the news that Israeli researchers from Tel Aviv University have … Continue reading

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Elections silly season

It is election season in Israel with all the attendant empty promises, scandals, and political jockeying. Bayit Yehudi head and Education Minister Naftali Bennett took his deputy, Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked, and left the party, forming a new party simply … Continue reading

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