Author Archives: anneinpt

Iran deploys missiles around its banned nuclear site – and the US is finally “concerned”

I’ve written again and again about the stupidity, the arrogance and the malice of the Obama Administration in their rush to close a deal, any deal, with Iran which would ostensibly limit the Iranians’ ability to produce nuclear weapons, but … Continue reading

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More water libels, this time from Germany

A few weeks ago I wrote about the Palestinians’ water libels against Israel in which Israel was accused of cutting off water to Palestinian villages. The water libel has not gone away but, just like the antisemitism that fed this … Continue reading

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Labour’s boycotted security firm boycotts Labour back

It’s not easy getting back into blogging again after our short holiday in the Galilee, especially with the constant surfeit of bad news.  But a useful way to ease myself back in is by indulging in yet more schadenfreude at … Continue reading

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Shabbat Shalom

I’m on vacation in the north of Israel with my entire family: all the children and grandchildren, over 20 of us in all. We’re staying in a “zimmer” which is Israelis’ quaint term for a holiday villa, in a tiny … Continue reading

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How children are treated in the Middle East: compare and contrast

In recent days there were some wonderful stories and some horrific stories concerning children, emanating from the Middle East. The bad news first: A suicide bomber blew himself up in the midst of a wedding party in Gazientep, Turkey, killing … Continue reading

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The 87th anniversary of the 1929 Hebron Massacre

On this day 87 years ago one of the worst Arab massacres of Jews occurred in the ancient Jewish city of Hebron. Prof. William Jacobson at Legal Insurrection has written an excellent recounting of the horrific events of the 1929 … Continue reading

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