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Good News Friday

Thank goodness it’s Friday, and as we approach Shabbat it’s time for another Good News Friday installment. Let’s start with one of my favourite subjects, Israel’s biomedical industry. There are several great items to report this week. A British doctor … Continue reading

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Debunking the lies about Israel and Gaza

Linda Sarsour, leader of the anti-Trump “Women’s March” in the US, who has become a champion of intersectionality  – the notion that all oppressed peoples are equal and intertwined; all that is except for the Jews who cannot possibly be … Continue reading

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Ken Livingstone resigns from Labour, letting Corbyn off the hook

Former London Mayor “Red” Ken Livingstone has had his name immortalized as the chief proponent of the “Livingstone formulation“,as described by David Hirsh: It is a means of refusing to engage with an accusation of antisemitism; instead it reflects back … Continue reading

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Chag Shavuot Same’ach!

The festival of Shavuot (“Feast of Weeks” or Pentecost), beginning on Motzei Shabbat (Saturday night), is the culmination of the 7 weeks (hence the name) of counting the Omer – Sefirat Ha’Omer. We are instructed by G-d (ויקרא כ”ג:ט”ו – … Continue reading

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Good News before Shavuot

It’s not quite Friday as I write (though it may well be so by the time I post), but with the upcoming Shavuot festival starting straight after Shabbat, and after this week’s upsetting news, I thought it fitting to post … Continue reading

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More on anti-Israel media bias re Gaza, plus a mea culpa

This is the gift that keeps on giving, the subject that never dies away. As I have written previously, and especially in this latest round of clashes in Gaza, the automatic bias in international forums against Israel is almost Pavlovian. … Continue reading

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