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Some good news from the ICC!

Yes, you read the headline correctly. Just over a week ago I posted about the ICC’s illegal and anti-Israel move to reopen the case against Israel’s alleged war crimes committed during the Mavi Marmara fiasco. We had a hint that … Continue reading

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Kerry’s Jew-baiting, threatens Israel, dangles Pollard as bait

US Secretary of State John Kerry last week engaged in a disgraceful piece of Jew-baiting when he expressed “concern” – which was in fact a not-so-veiled threat – that Israel could be blamed if Congress rejects the Iran deal”: US … Continue reading

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Good News for after the fast

Tisha B’Av is over and normal programming will soon be resumed. But just to give us a little break between the sadness of the last couple of days and the diplomatic and political troubles that are in store for us, … Continue reading

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Remembering Gush Katif 10 years after the expulsion

Today (technically the day after Tisha B’Av)  is the 10th anniversary of one of the most traumatic events in modern Israeli history: the expulsion of the Jewish citizens of the settlement bloc of Gush Katif in Gaza – euphemistically called … Continue reading

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Tisha B’Av 5775 – 2015

Since the 9th day of Av fell yesterday, on Shabbat when we do not mourn, the fast itself was deferred to today, beginning last night at sundown and finishing at sundown tonight. Tisha Be’Av, the 9th day of the month … Continue reading

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Videos for Erev Tisha B’Av

Although it is nearly Shabbat, this is not the time for a Good News Friday installment, since today is the day before Tisha B’Av. This year, since the 9th of Av falls on Shabbat, the fast day itself will only … Continue reading

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