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Good News Friday – Shabbat Chanukah edition

We are right in the middle of Chanukah, entering Shabbat Chanukah in a few hours, so here is a special, Chanukah-themed Good News Friday post. Let’s start with a very well timed for Chanukah, incredible archeological find – a Hasmonean-era … Continue reading

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The never-ending fight against delegitimization

Even before Donald Trump’s Jerusalem declaration there was no shortage of anti-Israel agitation going on, as readers of this blog know well. But times are changing, and so are the attitudes of those confronting this bigotry, in particular the Israeli … Continue reading

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Chanukah Same’ach! Happy Chanukah!

Chanukah has just begun here in Israel, and we have our Menorahs – or Chanukiyot as they are called in Israel – lit up at the window. It is one of my favourite chagim, since it requires very little preparation … Continue reading

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They just can’t help themselves: Predictably outrageous international reactions to Trump’s Jerusalem declaration

Just like the Palestinians and their supporters simply can’t help themselves but resort to violence whenever a political decision is not anti-Israel enough, similarly the UN, the EU, and many other countries, whether civilised or not, feel it incumbent upon … Continue reading

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They just can’t help themselves: Predictably violent reactions to Donald Trump’s Jerusalem declaration

The reactions to Donald Trump’s historic speech recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel were as predictable as they were outrageous and violent. In this post I will record only the civilian protests and anti-Israel violence: Inside Israel: The Palestinians … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

It’s been a very exciting week this week, and it’s a great feeling to close the week with another Good News Friday installment. Besides the actual news of Trump’s speech recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, the timing should be noted … Continue reading

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