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Thoughts for Friday Erev Tisha B’Av

Today is not a regular Friday. It is Erev Tisha B’Av, and although we do not mourn on Shabbat (thus the fast is put off until Sunday), we are still carrying on in a more minor key than usual. Therefore … Continue reading

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The effects of Labour’s disavowal of the IHRA definition of antisemitism

Reams of paper and countless megabytes of bandwidth have been expended on Labour’s outrageous redefinition of antisemitism, which it rewrote simply to suit itself and to excuse its own members (including its very own Dear Leader Corbyn) from accusations of … Continue reading

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Escalation in the south: Hamas fires 200 rockets at Israel over Shabbat, IDF targets incendiary kite-launchers

While those of us lucky enough to live in the centre or north of the country enjoyed a pleasant Shabbat, other Israelis were not so lucky. The residents of the south, in the Gaza “envelope”, spent most of Friday night … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

No matter what happens during the week, it’s always good to hear some good news before Shabbat so here is this week’s Good News Friday post. Since I so frequently provide news from Israel’s technological sector, I thought it appropriate … Continue reading

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Labour redefines antisemitism for itself to clear itself of antisemitism

The Labour Party under Jeremy Corbyn has gone and done it again. Not content with alienating most of its Jewish constituents with its persistent antisemitic scandals, it has now redefined the very definition of antisemitism to permit Nazi comparisons, to … Continue reading

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Chutzpah: Palestinian terrorists attack Kerem Shalom, then accuse Israel of crimes against humanity

Israel has finally plucked up the courage (again – I have my doubts this closure will last) to close down the Kerem Shalom crossing point into Gaza after frequent violence at the border. And what was Hamas’ reaction? I’m sure … Continue reading

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