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Yom Hashoah 5777 – 2017: the denial of history

Yom Hashoah began at sundown this evening with the annual ceremony at Yad Vashem.  where President Reuven Rivlin reminded the world that: “The gas chambers were not built ‘as a crime against humanity’, they were built for the purpose of … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

After all the mad runaround of the past couple of weeks, with Pesach preparations, then Pesach itself, and then the arrival of the new baby, it’s a bit strange to return to normal Good News Friday postings. 🙂 This week’s … Continue reading

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The NYT legitimizes a Palestinian murderer

Now that the Pesach festival is over, normal programming can now resume. The general violence and terrorist activity endemic to the region continued over the holiday, both in Israel and the wider Middle East: from Butcher Assad’s chemical bombing of … Continue reading

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Good News Friday – new baby edition

This was going to be a Pesach-themed Good News Friday posting in honour of Shabbat Chol Hamo’ed which will start tonight. But as has happened several times in our family, the good news was interrupted by even better news! This … Continue reading

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Chag Kasher Vesame’ach – Happy Pesach!

Despite my promise in my previous post, I have decided to give all the bad news a miss for the moment. This blog is going on semi-vacation over the next week during the Pesach (Passover) festival until after the chag … Continue reading

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Car-rammings in Stockholm and Israel

I did mention on Friday that the world is going to hell in a handbasket.  Besides the horrific chemical warfare perpetrated by Butcher Assad against his own people (more in separate post) there were two terrorist car-rammings in which several … Continue reading

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