Author Archives: anneinpt

13 year old Israeli girl murdered in her bed by Palestinian terrorist

Dreadful news today from the town of Kiryat Arba, near Hebron. Hallel Yafa Ariel, a 13 years old schoolgirl, was asleep in her bed when a Palestinian terrorist, in his teens himself, jumped the security fence of the town and … Continue reading

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Another look at the Israel-Turkey reconciliation deal

Despite my deep misgivings, not to mention moral objections, to the reconciliation agreement between Israel and Turkey, it is important to take note of other views, particularly those which don’t see the deal as a disaster but rather as an … Continue reading

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Muslims riot, attack Jews on Temple Mount; police throw out the Jews

The above events described in my headline did not occur in some benighted antisemitic country, and the police in question do not act under the command of a tyrannical dictatorship. This occurred in the Jewish sovereign State of Israel and … Continue reading

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Israel and Turkey restore relations – peace in our time?

On reading the terms under which Israel and Turkey are to restore diplomatic relations today I felt I ought to title this piece by paraphrasing Neville Chamberlain: “I have here a piece of paper…”. Let’s start with the terms of … Continue reading

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Mahmoud Abbas water-libels Israel, lies as he retracts, and the EU applauds him

Last week I wrote about the disgraceful “water-libel” published by the Independent newspaper, where Israel was accused of turning off the water to Palestinian villages, particularly during Ramadan. Despite the refutations by several Israeli bloggers as well as official denials … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

After all the excitement from across the sea in Britain, it’s good to be able to unwind with a Good News Friday post. My first item emanates from Israel’s biotech industry: Israel is exporting 500 million bee to Russia to … Continue reading

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